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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:15 AM CDT Apr. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:45 am Saturday the stage was 20.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue rising to near 23.6 feet by Friday
evening then begin falling.
* At 23.9 feet... extensive lowland flooding in progress. In Wabash
County Illinois, south division street and 1.5 miles of CR 1280 E
remain flooded. High water blocks access to Cabins along south
division street and some nearby oil fields.


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




1115 am EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until Sunday April 28.
* At 10:45 am Saturday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will rise to near 17.7 feet by Wednesday evening then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Saturday April 27.
* At 18.0 feet... agricultural lands and some oil fields flood.
Several township roads about 1.25 miles south of St. Francesville
and River Road between Billett Road and Lincoln Memorial bridge in
Lawrence County are flooded. Extensive flooding of Kimmell Park at
Vincennes.


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




1115 am EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Sunday April 28.
* At 10:00 am Saturday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will rise to near 19.4 feet by Tuesday evening then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Sunday April 28.
* At 20.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress. Higher rural
roads begin to flood. High water isolates many river Cabins. Seep
water becomes a problem.


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




1015 am CDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Sunday April 28.
* 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 20.6 feet Tuesday evening and
will fall below flood stage by Sunday April 28.
* At 20.0 feet... Leaverton Park in Palestine and park in Hutsonville
begin 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.


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




1015 am CDT Sat Apr 20 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 22.4 feet Thursday afternoon.
* 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




1115 am EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:30 am Saturday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue rising to near 21.9 feet by late
Thursday night then begin falling.
* 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




1115 am EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Sunday April 28.
* At 7:00 am Saturday the stage was 17.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will rise to near 19.4 feet by Monday afternoon then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Saturday April 27.
* At 20.0 feet... water is at critical levels for makeshift levees.
Most of bottomlands flood. Old Vincennes Road and State Road 358
between Plainville and Edwardsport are impassable by several feet.
High water surrounds river Cabins. This type of flood occurs on
average about once a year.


Lat... Lon 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
      3879 8729 3887 8715




1115 am EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newberry.
* Until late Thursday night.
* At 10:30 am Saturday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will rise to near 16.0 feet by Sunday evening then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
* At 16.0 feet... higher bottomlands begin to flood.


Lat... Lon 3900 8694 3892 8700 3885 8712 3887 8715
      3894 8708 3900 8696




1115 am EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Elliston.
* Until Friday evening.
* At 7:50 am Saturday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will rise to near 22.0 feet by Sunday afternoon then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Friday morning.
* At 23.0 feet... extensive flooding of agricultural lands begin.


Lat... Lon 3912 8692 3908 8694 3900 8693 3900 8697
      3905 8699 3913 8696