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WGUS83 KIND 220322
FLSIND
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1022 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...

East Fork White River...Mississinewa River...Wabash River...White
River...


.Flooding continues along portions of the lower Wabash and White
Rivers in southwest Indiana, as well as along the East Fork White
River at Seymour in south central Indiana.

Continued rounds of precipitation, heaviest in southern Indiana, have
been the cause of the flooding. Another round will be coming
through Friday night and Saturday. As of Thursday evening predicted
rainfall for this event ranges from about six tenths of an inch along
the upper Wabash River basin to 1.30 inches along the East Fork White
River basin. Rain will be heavier further south. Many area rivers
are forecast to exhibit renewed rises across central Indiana.

Flooding is currently affecting local and state roads, a small number
of cabins, and considerable agricultural land.


Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.


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1022 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The East Fork White River at Seymour.
* until further notice.
* At 8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* At 15.0 feet...Lowland agricultural flooding in progress. County
road 725 N (near Rockford) floods. Indiana 258 east of Cortland
may flood. On December 8 2014...about an inch of water flowed over
Reddington Street near the East Fork White River Bridge as the
river crested.

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LAT...LON 3905 8583 3886 8599 3877 8613 3879 8620
3893 8604 3906 8587




INC027-051-083-125-230322-


1022 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Edwardsport.
* until Saturday March 02.
* At 7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday evening and continue to
rise to near 17.2 feet by Thursday February 28. It will fall below
flood stage by Saturday March 02.
* At 17.5 feet...Flooding closes Old Vincennes Road. High water
crosses SR 358 on the Daviess County side just west of the levee.
Flooding begins to affect higher bottomlands. Residential property
of river cabins begins to flood.

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LAT...LON 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
3879 8729 3887 8715




ILC185-INC027-051-083-125-230322-


1022 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Petersburg.
* until further notice.
* At 9:30 PM Thursday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue rising to near 21.1 feet by Wednesday
morning then begin falling.
* At 21.0 feet...During May 2008 and March 2011...flood waters recede
from State Road 257 south of Washington when Petersburg was 21 feet
and falling and Shoals slightly below 15 feet and falling. During
March 2011...White River was rising very slowly and Shoals dropped
to 14.7 feet and was leveling off.

&&

LAT...LON 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
3855 8736 3853 8729 3856 8723




ILC185-INC051-083-230322-


922 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Hazleton.
* until further notice.
* 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 22.2 feet late tonight.
* 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




INC035-135-221748-


1022 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississinewa River near Ridgeville.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will rise to near 10.9 feet by this evening then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Friday morning.
* At 11.0 feet...Lowland agricultural flooding along CR 100 W just
north of the river. High water affecting a small portion of River
Road just east of SR 1 and north of the river. Water is within a
few feet vertically of the approaches to SR 1 bridge in western
Randolph county.

&&

LAT...LON 4026 8496 4024 8528 4038 8551 4041 8543
4030 8527 4029 8495




ILC033-101-INC083-153-230322-


922 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Sunday March 03.
* 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 18.0 feet Friday March 01 and
will fall below flood stage by Sunday March 03.
* At 18.0 feet...Seep water occurs behind levees on Indiana side.
Hutson Creek begins to overflow from backwater. Old Darwin Road
and a few rural roads in eastern Clark and Crawford counties in
Illinois are impassable. Low agricultural land floods.

&&

LAT...LON 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
3922 8762 3932 8763




ILC033-101-INC083-153-230322-


1022 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Sunday March 03.
* At 9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 16.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will rise to near 16.8 feet by late tonight then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Sunday March 03.
* At 16.0 feet...Some agricultural lands underwater. A few rural
roads in Crawford County, Illinois close as water backs up Minnow
Slough. High water affects campground at Leaverton Park in
Palestine. A few private roads near the Gill Township levee in
Sullivan County may flood. Water level is at the top of most
makeshift levees.

&&

LAT...LON 3913 8761 3899 8748 3886 8750 3885 8756
3898 8759 3913 8767




ILC047-059-185-193-INC051-083-129-230322-


922 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* until further notice.
* At 7:45 PM Thursday the stage was 24.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue rising to near 24.2 feet by late
tonight. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At 24.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding in progress. Some mobile
homes must be moved if water rises higher. Installation of flood
gate A at Mount Carmel is necessary. Access to local camp sites
are blocked, but minimal impact to commercial activities because of
gate closure. In Wabash County Illinois, CR 1280 E and South
Division Street are flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800
3827 8800 3847 8777




WGUS83 KPAH 220319
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
919 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Indiana...

Wabash River at New Harmony

.Minor flooding is ongoing on the Wabash River near New Harmony. The
river is forecast to remain nearly steady through Friday evening. It will
start to fall again over the weekend. Fluctuations to the forecast may be
possible depending on how much rain the basin receives Friday into Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated
forecasts.

Additional information is available at
http:

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ILC059-185-193-INC051-129-230719-


919 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony
* until further notice.
* At 8:30 PM Thursday the stage was 18.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will will remain nearly steady near18.7 feet
through Friday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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




WGUS83 KIND 211914
FLSIND
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
213 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...

East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...

.Flooding continues along portions of the lower Wabash and White
Rivers in southwest Indiana. Flooding has redeveloped along the
East Fork White River at Seymour. Up to three plus inches of
precipitation fell Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. Couple
that with rainfall expected Saturday into Sunday morning of up to an
inch and a half to two inches. Many area rivers are forecast to
exhibit renewed rises across central Indiana.

Flooding is affecting local and state roads, a small number of
cabins, and considerable agricultural land.


Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.



INC071-093-175-221913-


213 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The East Fork White River at Seymour.
* until further notice.
* At 12:45 PM Thursday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue rising to near 15.5 feet by this
evening then begin falling.
* At 15.6 feet...Jackson County Sheriff's additional roads closed: CR
25 N through Honeytown, Slab Road between the river and Ewing,
Rockford Road near the skating rink, SR 235 from Medora to Indiana
135 possible conflict with Sheriff's report. All these closing
found in the republic.com site published in Columbus, IN.

&&

LAT...LON 3905 8583 3886 8599 3877 8613 3879 8620
3893 8604 3906 8587




INC027-051-083-125-221913-


213 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Edwardsport.
* until Saturday March 02.
* At 1:00 PM Thursday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 17.0 feet by Tuesday morning. It will fall below
flood stage by Saturday March 02.
* At 17.5 feet...Flooding closes Old Vincennes Road. High water
crosses SR 358 on the Daviess County side just west of the levee.
Flooding begins to affect higher bottomlands. Residential property
of river cabins begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
3879 8729 3887 8715




ILC185-INC027-051-083-125-221913-


213 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Petersburg.
* until further notice.
* At 1:30 PM Thursday the stage was 21.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall.
* 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




ILC185-INC051-083-221913-


113 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Hazleton.
* until further notice.
* 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 22.3 feet this evening.
* 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




ILC033-101-INC083-153-221913-


113 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Sunday March 03.
* 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 18.0 feet Friday March 01 and
will fall below flood stage by Sunday March 03.
* At 18.0 feet...Seep water occurs behind levees on Indiana side.
Hutson Creek begins to overflow from backwater. Old Darwin Road
and a few rural roads in eastern Clark and Crawford counties in
Illinois are impassable. Low agricultural land floods.

&&

LAT...LON 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
3922 8762 3932 8763




ILC033-101-INC083-153-221913-


213 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Sunday March 03.
* At 1:00 PM Thursday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday
March 03.
* At 18.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is in progress. High
water surrounds many river cabins. Access to most river cabins is
by boat only. Levees begin to protect farmland. Extensive
flooding of Leaverton Park occurs in Palestine, Illinois.

&&

LAT...LON 3913 8761 3899 8748 3886 8750 3885 8756
3898 8759 3913 8767




ILC047-059-185-193-INC051-083-129-221913-


113 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* until further notice.
* At 11:45 AM Thursday the stage was 24.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall.
* At 24.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding in progress. Some mobile
homes must be moved if water rises higher. Installation of flood
gate A at Mount Carmel is necessary. Access to local camp sites
are blocked, but minimal impact to commercial activities because of
gate closure. In Wabash County Illinois, CR 1280 E and South
Division Street are flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800
3827 8800 3847 8777




WGUS83 KPAH 211753
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
1153 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Indiana...

Wabash River at New Harmony

.Minor flooding is ongoing on the Wabash River near New Harmony. The
river is forecast to slowly fall through the weeekend. Fluctuations to the
forecast may be possible depending on how much rain the basin receives Friday
into Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated
forecasts.

Additional information is available at
http:

&&

ILC059-185-193-INC051-129-222152-


1153 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* until further notice.
* At 11:30 AM Thursday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast
* Forecast...The river will continue falling to near 17.5 feet by
Monday morning.
* 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