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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 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




841 am CST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* Until Monday February 25.
* At 7:30 am Sunday the stage was 20.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Monday February 25.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... parts of northern New Harmony begin to flood
and sandbagging becomes necessary in town.


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




824 am CST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Patoka river near Princeton.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* At 7:45 am Sunday the stage was 20.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... flooding affects mainly farmland. Seasonal
camping trailers closest to the river become inundated.


Lat... Lon 3842 8770 3843 8747 3839 8741 3836 8741
      3837 8747 3839 8771