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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:26 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until Saturday March 02.
* At 8:45 am Saturday the stage was 22.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Friday
evening.
* 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
      3827 8800 3847 8777




916 am CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until further notice.
* At 8:30 am Saturday the stage was 47.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 47.1 feet
by tomorrow morning.


Lat... Lon 3778 8811 3773 8800 3757 8800 3753 8818
      3771 8821




843 am CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 7:30 am Saturday the stage was 30.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 32.0 feet... flood waters flow up McHenry Slough and
areas near Route 1 and 14 in Carmi begin to flood.


Lat... Lon 3826 8816 3825 8802 3804 8813 3793 8808
      3791 8812 3801 8828



837 am CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 7:30 am Saturday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early Friday morning.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... Harmonie State Park is closed. Surrounding
bottomland is flooded.


Lat... Lon 3816 8799 3815 8790 3797 8799 3781 8801
      3780 8809 3789 8810




Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:47 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to noon
CST Sunday...

* timing... strong westerly winds are expected across southwest
Illinois and southeast Missouri by around midnight tonight.
These winds will then spread east into southwest Indiana and
northwest Kentucky during the early morning hours. The strongest
wind gusts are expected to occur generally north of a line
running from Perryville Missouri to Harrisburg Illinois to
Calhoun Kentucky line.

* Winds... will be sustained from the west between 15 and 25 mph
with gusts of 40 and 45 mph expected.

* Impacts... these winds will be blowing from west to east and
could cause issues for drivers of high profile vehicles
traveling north or south through area. Given the extremely
saturated soil, some trees may be toppled, which could cause
some power outages. Any loose or unsecured objects left outdoors
will likely be tossed by the winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour... or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.




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