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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:58 AM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From Thursday morning to Saturday February 02.
* At 10:00 am Wednesday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 19.4 feet by Tuesday evening. It will fall below
flood stage by Friday February 01.
* 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




958 am CST Wed Jan 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* From Thursday morning to Saturday February 02.
* 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 rise above flood stage Thursday
morning, crest at 20.6 feet Tuesday morning, and then fall below
flood stage by Friday February 01.
* 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




943 am CST Wed Jan 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* Until late Monday night.
* At 845 am Wednesday the stage was 28.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 33.4 feet by early Friday morning.The river will fall below
flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet... Lumber Mill Road is inundated.



                  Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat

Embarras River
Lawrenceville 30 28.2 Wed 9 am 31.4 33.4 32.8



Lat... Lon 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765



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