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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:13 PM EST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until further notice.
* At 11:00 PM Thursday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 24.7 feet by
Thursday morning then begin falling.
* At 24.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress. Most levees are
at critical levels. Water level near the top of a few levees.
High water begins to affect residences in eastern Palestine,
Illinois and those along East River Road just southeast of
Palestine. Some evacuations are necessary. Rodeo area in Leaverton
Park begins to flood. Water near or over East River Road south of
Palestine.


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




1013 PM CST Thu Feb 22 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 25.2
feet Wednesday early afternoon.
* At 25.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress in York and
Hutsonville, Illinois. Flood waters surround homes and are in a
local park. Local River Road south of Hutsonville to Palestine
almost floods.


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




1113 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:45 am Thursday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 24.0 feet by
Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* At 24.0 feet... a few agricultural levees fail. Water enters about
50 homes in the North Lake, izaak Walton, South Lake areas and near
Fort Harrison Country Club. Some evacuations are necessary.
Significant flooding in progress of Industrial area on East Bank
near I-70. Backwater extends up Lost Creek to Lafayette street.
Land on west side of U.S. 150 and Railroad tracks begin to flood.


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




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:08 PM EST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south
central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and
west central Indiana, including the following areas, in
central Indiana, Bartholomew, Decatur, Hancock, Hendricks,
Johnson, Marion, Morgan, rush, and Shelby. In east central
Indiana, Henry. In south central Indiana, Brown, Jackson,
Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast Indiana, Jennings. In
southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, and
Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay, Owen, Putnam, and
Vigo.

* Through Sunday morning

* rainfall of 2 to 3 inches or more is expected through Sunday
morning, in areas that have already received as much as 4
inches of rainfall in the last week. This will likely worsen
flooding on area waterways and lead to flooding of other
streams, low lying areas, and poor drainage areas.



Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:08 PM EST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south
central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and
west central Indiana, including the following areas, in
central Indiana, Bartholomew, Decatur, Hancock, Hendricks,
Johnson, Marion, Morgan, rush, and Shelby. In east central
Indiana, Henry. In south central Indiana, Brown, Jackson,
Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast Indiana, Jennings. In
southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, and
Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay, Owen, Putnam, and
Vigo.

* Through Sunday morning

* rainfall of 2 to 3 inches or more is expected through Sunday
morning, in areas that have already received as much as 4
inches of rainfall in the last week. This will likely worsen
flooding on area waterways and lead to flooding of other
streams, low lying areas, and poor drainage areas.



Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.