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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:52 PM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until further notice.
* At 2:00 PM Sunday the stage was 20.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 26.5 feet by
Thursday morning then begin falling.
* At 26.0 feet... major flood in progress. Sandbagging possible in
Hutsonville and on local levees. Gill township flood gage at
Riverton is installed. State Road 154 between Hutsonville and
Graysville is closed. All river roads improved or otherwise are
flooded, some by several feet of water. East side of Palestine
extensively flooded including all of Leaverton Park. Wabash River
levees on the Illinois side in Lawrence County Illinois may fail.


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




152 PM CST sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 26.5
feet Wednesday early afternoon.
* At 27.0 feet... Island Creek levee on Indiana side is in danger of
failing. There are 2 farms on higher ground in protected area. A
few evacuations in Illinois towns of Hutsonville, York, and
possibly Darwin are necessary. Local improved Road south of
Hutsonville to Palestine is impassable. Flood water affecting
south and northeast residential areas of Hutsonville.


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




252 PM EST sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* Until Tuesday March 06.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 25.5
feet tomorrow morning.
* At 26.0 feet... at least 5 agricultural levees fail. Most residents
in the North Lake, izaak Walton, South Lake areas and low
structures near Fort Harrison Country Club leave or evacuate. Most
of the East Bank from U.S. 40 to I-70 floods. Significant
backwater affects Gravel Pit operation along Lost Creek in North
Terre Haute. The lower area at the elks is flooded. Little league
fields in West Terre Haute begin to flood. Fringes of Taylorville
flood and some seep water begins.


Lat... Lon 3960 8736 3943 8740 3930 8757 3932 8763
      3945 8747 3960 8741




146 PM CST sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Embarras River at ste. Marie.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 1245 PM Sunday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 19.1 feet by early tomorrow morning.The river will
fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... County Highway 9 floods between ste. Marie
and Willow Hill.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed

Embarras River
ste. Marie 19 18.9 sun 1 PM 18.5 14.6 11.6



Lat... Lon 3905 8811 3892 8795 3892 8779 3885 8773
      3885 8801 3896 8815




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