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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:27 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:45 am Sunday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 26.3 feet by
early Saturday morning then begin falling.
* At 26.0 feet... flood fighting becomes serious. Rural levees are
near or above critical stage. Extensive flooding along old Terre
Haute Road. Many river Cabins flood. Water is 3 to 4 feet deep at
Vincennes boat club. Numerous local roads flood.


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




1127 am EST sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Sunday the stage was 19.8 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




1027 am 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




848 am CST sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* Until Friday afternoon.
* At 745 am Sunday the stage was 31.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 34.7 feet by
Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
morning.
* Impact... at 36.0 feet... billet-Vincennes River Road is inundated.



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

Embarras River
Lawrenceville 30 31.9 sun 8 am 33.7 34.7 34.1



Lat... Lon 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765



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