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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:14 AM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From late tonight to Friday evening.
* At Sat 11:00 am the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late tonight and continue to
rise to near 17.0 feet by Thursday morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by Friday morning.
* 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




1014 am CDT Sat Jun 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* From this afternoon to Friday afternoon.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to rise above flood stage this
afternoon and will crest at 18.3 feet Wednesday evening and then
will fall below flood stage by late Thursday night.
* 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




1114 am EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* From this evening to Thursday afternoon.
* At Sat 10:30 am the stage was 16.1 feet. This is 2.0 to 2.5 feet
higher than the observations from the old legacy gauge.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet. This is 2.5 feet higher than flood stage
from the old legacy gauge.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 19.2 feet by Tuesday afternoon. The river will fall
below flood stage by late Wednesday night.
* At 19.5 feet... water begins to rise in the Izaak Walton Lake. Sheet
flowing water begins in the wetland project between U.S. 40 and
I-70, and during a prolonged flood event project fills about 75
percent.


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




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