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Flood Warning
Issued: 1:27 PM CST Feb. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until Sunday February 24.
* At 12:45 PM Friday the stage was 28.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will rise to near 28.4 feet by this evening then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Saturday February 23.
* At 28.5 feet... extensive flooding in progress. Some residents along
south division street in the Mt. Carmel area and in the Keensburg
area must relocate. Several local roads are flooded, some by
several feet of water. These include south division street, CR
1280 E, three township roads south of Illinois 1 near Keensburg in
Illinois, and Wabash River Road and Wilson Road near Little Rock in
Indiana.


Lat... Lon 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800
      3827 8800 3847 8777




227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* At 1:45 PM Friday the stage was 19.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Tuesday
evening.
* At 20.0 feet... Kimmell Park at Vincennes is extensively flooded.
River Cabins begin to flood. Extensive lowland flooding occurs in
unprotected areas.


Lat... Lon 3887 8750 3874 8746 3846 8764 3847 8778
      3871 8756 3886 8756




227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Friday February 22.
* At 2:00 PM Friday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Friday
February 22.
* At 20.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress. Higher rural
roads begin to flood. High water isolates many river Cabins. Seep
water becomes a problem.


Lat... Lon 3913 8761 3899 8748 3886 8750 3885 8756
      3898 8759 3913 8767




127 PM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Friday February 22.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it is forecast to crest at 20.8 feet this evening and
will fall below flood stage by Friday February 22.
* At 20.0 feet... Leaverton Park in Palestine and park in Hutsonville
begin to flood. Agricultural flooding spreads to higher land.
Seep water is noticeable behind levees. Some elevated river
cottages are surrounded by water. Several County or township roads
east of Lincoln heritage trail between Palestine and Hutsonville in
Crawford County Illinois are impassable.


Lat... Lon 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
      3922 8762 3932 8763




127 PM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until Sunday February 24.
* At 4:00 am Friday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday
February 24.
* At 27.0 feet... water is more than 2 feet deep in west end of
Hazleton.


Lat... Lon 3851 8744 3844 8760 3841 8773 3843 8773
      3852 8755 3854 8744




227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Saturday February 23.
* At 1:30 PM Friday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Saturday February 23.
* At 25.0 feet... a flood has exceeded this level each year since
January 2004, 6 out of 7 years since may 2002 and 10 times since
may 1990. Of these 10 recent floods, 7 of them have exceeded the
25.8 foot mark with the January 2005 flood the largest since
January 1937. Prior to may 1990, one must go back to March 1964
for a flood above 25 feet and back to may 1961 for a flood over 26
feet. The greatest known flood to strike the Petersburg area
occurred in March 1913.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
      3855 8736 3853 8729 3856 8723




227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 1:00 PM Friday the stage was 20.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Monday
evening.
* At 20.0 feet... water is at critical levels for makeshift levees.
Most of bottomlands flood. Old Vincennes Road and State Road 358
between Plainville and Edwardsport are impassable by several feet.
High water surrounds river Cabins. This type of flood occurs on
average about once a year.


Lat... Lon 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
      3879 8729 3887 8715




227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newberry.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 1:30 PM Friday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Saturday evening.
* At 16.0 feet... higher bottomlands begin to flood.


Lat... Lon 3900 8694 3892 8700 3885 8712 3887 8715
      3894 8708 3900 8696




227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Elliston.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At 8:00 am Friday the stage was 21.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday
afternoon.
* At 21.0 feet... eastern portion of CR 100 S in Greene County floods
leading to Plummer. Flooding covers all low bottomlands


Lat... Lon 3912 8692 3908 8694 3900 8693 3900 8697
      3905 8699 3913 8696