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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:50 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
White County in southeastern Illinois...
Hardin County in southern Illinois...
Wabash County in southeastern Illinois...
Edwards County in southeastern Illinois...
Gallatin County in southern Illinois...
Warrick County in southwestern Indiana...
Gibson County in southwestern Indiana...
Vanderburgh County in southwestern Indiana...
Posey County in southwestern Indiana...
Pike County in southwestern Indiana...
Henderson County in northwestern Kentucky...
Union County in northwestern Kentucky...

* until 945 am CST Sunday

* although heavy rain has ended across southwest Indiana, the Wabash
valley, and the Henderson area of west Kentucky, some creeks and
streams will remain out of their banks at least into Sunday
morning. Low-lying flood-prone areas will remain inundated. Flood-
prone roads will likely remain covered with water through at least
early Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3857 8765 3851 8765 3847 8775 3842 8774
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943 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:30 PM Saturday the stage was 21.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.0 feet by
Thursday evening then begin falling.
* At 25.0 feet... a very significant flood is in progress. Emergency
flood fighting may be needed. Evacuations would begin from river
Cabins in Dodge City. Livestock must be moved.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
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943 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Monday March 05.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 22.2 feet by
Tuesday evening. The river will fall below flood stage early Monday
morning.
* At 22.9 feet... a 25 foot section of levee unit 8 failed at this
level on March 6 2011... flooding local roads behind the levee.
Flooding not nearly as bad as June 2008 levee failure. Flooding
was very close to one of the June 2008 failures.


Lat... Lon 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
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943 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the East Fork White River at Shoals.
* From Sunday morning to Tuesday March 06.
* At 8:30 PM Saturday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 26.0 feet by Friday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* At 26.0 feet... high water affects low residential areas on left bank
at Shoals. Some evacuations or moving of Mobile homes is
necessary. Local roads flood more extensively. Rural residents
move livestock and equipment to High Ground. State Road 550 floods
on right bank and also between Trinity and Dover Hill.


Lat... Lon 3869 8673 3847 8683 3852 8722 3856 8723
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