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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:58 AM CST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* From Thursday evening until further notice.
* At 8:45 am Wednesday the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and continue
to rise to near 22.8 feet by Thursday January 31.
* At 22.9 feet... water begins to flow over River Road just north of
fifth street in The Mount Carmel area.


Lat... Lon 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800
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1058 am EST Wed Jan 23 2019

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
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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
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958 am CST Wed Jan 23 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 21.3 feet Tuesday 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
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1058 am EST Wed Jan 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Saturday February 02.
* At 10:30 am Wednesday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will rise to near 20.7 feet by Tuesday afternoon then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Friday February 01.
* At 20.9 feet... during June 2010 State Road 257 south of Washington
began to flood at this crest level at Petersburg after Shoals
crested at 18.19 feet. About a week later Petersburg crested at
21.34 feet... about one half foot higher... but the water did not
reach State Road 257 after Shoals crested at 15.59 feet... about 2.5
feet lower. Lost River did not contribute much water during this
June flood and locally it was not extremely wet.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
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1058 am EST Wed Jan 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Thursday January 31.
* At 7:00 am Wednesday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 18.7 feet by Sunday afternoon. It will
fall below flood stage by Wednesday January 30.
* At 18.6 feet... during June 2010 and March 2011 high water... indot
closed sr 358 between sr 67 at Edwardsport to sr 57 at Plainville.
Sr 358 floods on the east side of the river between the levees.


Lat... Lon 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
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1058 am EST Wed Jan 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newberry.
* From Friday morning to Tuesday morning.
* At 10:30 am Wednesday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 14.7 feet by Saturday evening. It will fall below
flood stage by Monday evening.
* At 15.0 feet... most lowlands flood. A few inches of water on County
Road 600 W just north of the river in Mary Long Cutoff area.


Lat... Lon 3900 8694 3892 8700 3885 8712 3887 8715
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1058 am EST Wed Jan 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Elliston.
* From Thursday afternoon to Tuesday evening.
* At 8:00 am Wednesday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 21.6 feet by late Saturday night. It will
fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* At 21.0 feet... eastern portion of CR 100 S in Greene County floods
leading to Plummer. Flooding covers all low bottomlands


Lat... Lon 3912 8692 3908 8694 3900 8693 3900 8697
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