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Flood Warning
Issued: 3:01 PM EDT Apr. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Sunday evening.
* At Fri 02:00 PM the stage was 16.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 16.9 feet by this evening
then begin falling. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
morning.
* 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




201 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Sunday evening.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to crest at 18.1 feet this evening
and will fall below flood stage by late Saturday night.
* At 18.0 feet... seep water occurs behind levees on Indiana side.
Hutson creek begins to overflow from backwater. Old Darwin Road
and a few rural roads in eastern Clark and Crawford counties in
Illinois are impassable. Low agricultural land floods.


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




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