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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:40 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Friday March 01.
* At 9:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 21.8 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 Friday
March 01.
* At 21.3 feet... State Road 257 south of Washington began to flood
during may 2008 after local rains of more than an inch on very wet
soils with Petersburg at 21.3 feet and rising and Shoals at 15.5
feet and rising.


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




940 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until Friday March 01.
* At 8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 25.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Friday
March 01.
* At 25.5 feet... extensive lowland flooding in progress. Much of the
flood plain activity is affected by high water. Numerous local
river roads flood.


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




1040 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 9:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.4 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
Thursday morning.
* At 16.0 feet... some flooding at Kimmell Park in Vincennes.
Agricultural lands flood in the St. Francisville, Illinois area.


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




940 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until Saturday March 02.
* 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 22.6 feet late tonight and
will fall below flood stage by Saturday March 02.
* At 22.0 feet... in agricultural season, extensive flooding of
bottomlands and some of the higher bottomlands is in progress.
High water surrounds residents in river Cabins. Oil fields and
local roads flood.


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




908 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* Until Saturday March 02.
* At 8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early Saturday morning March 2.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... Harmonie State Park is closed. Surrounding
bottomland is flooded.


Lat... Lon 3816 8799 3815 8790 3797 8799 3781 8801
      3780 8809 3789 8810




Special Statement
Issued: 12:26 AM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Patchy dense fog possible...

At midnight, patchy dense fog was developing around the Airport and
suburbs near the High School in western McCracken County,
Kentucky. Nearby, similar patches of dense fog were restricting
visibilities in Metropolis and Harrisburg, Illinois. It is
possible that other locations will see dense fog that will occur
in patches and reduce driving visibility. If you are traveling
during these pre dawn hours, be aware you may encounter locally
dense fog. Allow yourself plenty of time to reach your
destination, and use your low beam headlights for best visibility
for both you and other drivers.


1226 am CST Thu Feb 21 2019

... Patchy dense fog possible...

At midnight, patchy dense fog was developing around the Airport and
suburbs near the High School in western McCracken County,
Kentucky. Nearby, similar patches of dense fog were restricting
visibilities in Metropolis and Harrisburg, Illinois. It is
possible that other locations will see dense fog that will occur
in patches and reduce driving visibility. If you are traveling
during these pre dawn hours, be aware you may encounter locally
dense fog. Allow yourself plenty of time to reach your
destination, and use your low beam headlights for best visibility
for both you and other drivers.



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