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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:26 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 10:00 am Saturday the stage was 15.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday evening.
* At 16.0 feet... some agricultural lands underwater. A few rural
roads in Crawford County, Illinois close as water backs up minnow
Slough. High water affects campground at Leaverton Park in
Palestine. A few private roads near the Gill Township Levee in
Sullivan County may flood. Water level is at the top of most
makeshift levees.


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




926 am CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Friday morning.
* 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 16.7 feet late Tuesday night
and will fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* At 16.0 feet... old Darwin Road and a few low rural roads between
York and Hutsonville, Illinois begin to flood. Agricultural
flooding begins along portions of the river.


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




Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:54 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST
Sunday...

* timing... strong winds are expected to begin late tonight. The
highest gusts are expected through Sunday morning, before
diminishing slightly in the afternoon.

* Winds... west winds of 25 to 35 mph will gust as high as 45 mph
at times.

* Impacts... loose, lightweight objects will be thrown around.
Driving will be difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles on north to south oriented roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph or gusts of 45 mph are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.




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