Knox Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:57 AM CDT on April 16, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the White River at Hazleton. * Until Friday evening. * At 4:30 am Wednesday the stage was 22.3 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Friday morning. * 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.

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1057 am EDT Wed Apr 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the White River at Petersburg. * Until Friday morning. * At 10:30 am Wednesday the stage was 19.5 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by tomorrow evening. * At 19.0 feet...low bottomlands flood and flooding begins on higher bottomlands. State Road 257 may begin to flood if Shoals gage reading is over 17 feet. Private levees may be overtopped in many cases.

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957 am CDT Wed Apr 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Mount Carmel. * Until Saturday evening. * At 8:45 am Wednesday the stage was 24.5 feet. * Flood stage is 19.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late Saturday morning. * 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. Manual readings of river gage harder to get.

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1057 am EDT Wed Apr 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Vincennes. * Until late Thursday night. * At 10:45 am Wednesday the stage was 16.9 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon. * At 17.0 feet...considerable agricultural flooding extends from just north of the Junction of Illinois 33 with business 50 to the St. Francesville, Illinois area. River Road from Lincoln Memorial bridge to Billett Rd is impassable. Extensive seep water forms behind Illinois levees extending from Russellville to U.S. Highway 50. Flooding of agricultural land begins in Knox County Indiana west of the Railroad extending for the Oaktown area to the Northside of Vincennes. Extensive flooding of small creek.

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1057 am EDT Wed Apr 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Riverton. * Until Saturday afternoon. * At 3:00 PM Tuesday 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 to fall to below flood stage by early Saturday morning. * At 18.5 feet...high water surround elevated river Cabins. County roads to these Cabins are impassable. Agricultural flooding is in progress. Seep water develops behind levees.

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957 am CDT Wed Apr 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site. * Until Saturday morning. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Forecast...the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.5 feet this afternoon. * At 20.0 feet...Leaverton Park in Palestine and park in Hutsonville begins to flood. Agricultural flooding spreads to higher land. Seep water is noticeable behind levees. Some elevated river cottages are surrounded by water. Several County or township roads east of Lincoln heritage trail between Palestine and Hutsonville in Crawford County Illinois are impassable.

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Record Report
Statement as of 8:46 PM EDT on April 15, 2014

record event report National Weather Service Indianapolis in 845 PM EST Tue April 15 2014

...Record low maximum temperature set at Indianapolis in...

Today/S high temperature at the Indianapolis International Airport was 38 degrees. This reading is two degrees below the record low maximum of 40 set in 1928.