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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:35 AM EST Feb. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Saturday evening.
* At 9:30 am Sunday the stage was 24.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Saturday morning.
* At 24.2 feet... during April 2013 when Petersburg reached this level,
the water only reached the white line of sr 257 south of
Washington, but never closed the Road. Shoals only went to 11.67
feet during April 2013. This is the first that locals can remember
such a high stage for Petersburg and sr 257 remaining open.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
      3855 8736 3853 8729 3856 8723




935 am CST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until Sunday February 24.
* At 7:45 am Sunday the stage was 27.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday
February 24.
* At 28.0 feet... critical stage of Rochester-mcleary Bluff levee.
Cattle and farm equipment must be moved. Most roads along river or
near river are now impassible. Agricultural losses 100 percent in
areas that are not protected by levees. The Wabash River is more
than 2 miles wide at I-64.


Lat... Lon 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800
      3827 8800 3847 8777




1035 am EST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 9:45 am Sunday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Wednesday morning.
* At 18.0 feet... agricultural lands and some oil fields flood.
Several township roads about 1.25 miles south of St. Francesville
and River Road between Billett Road and Lincoln Memorial bridge in
Lawrence County are flooded. Extensive flooding of Kimmell Park at
Vincennes.


Lat... Lon 3887 8750 3874 8746 3846 8764 3847 8778
      3871 8756 3886 8756




1035 am EST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until late Friday night.
* At 9:00 am Sunday the stage was 19.4 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 Friday
afternoon.
* 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




935 am CST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Thursday evening.
* 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 20.0 feet this afternoon and
will fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* 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




1035 am EST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 7:00 am Sunday the stage was 18.8 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 Tuesday
morning.
* 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
      3879 8729 3887 8715




935 am CST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until Sunday February 24.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it is forecast to crest at 25.1 feet this afternoon and
will fall below flood stage by Sunday February 24.
* At 25.0 feet... extensive river flooding continues in northern Gibson
County. Numerous County roads were flooded in March 2011.


Lat... Lon 3851 8744 3844 8760 3841 8773 3843 8773
      3852 8755 3854 8744




Special Statement
Issued: 9:30 AM EST Feb. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Light wintry mix at times today...

A mix of light snow, sleet, and freezing rain is possible at times
today across central Indiana, particularly through the morning
hours. The potential for light snow and light freezing rain will
continue into the afternoon over areas of central Indiana north of
Interstate 70. Minor accumulations of snow and sleet, along with
a light glaze of ice are possible today.

Motorists should be aware for the possibility of slick roads
today.


930 am EST sun Feb 17 2019

... Light wintry mix at times today...

A mix of light snow, sleet, and freezing rain is possible at times
today across central Indiana, particularly through the morning
hours. The potential for light snow and light freezing rain will
continue into the afternoon over areas of central Indiana north of
Interstate 70. Minor accumulations of snow and sleet, along with
a light glaze of ice are possible today.

Motorists should be aware for the possibility of slick roads
today.