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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:28 PM EDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until Wednesday may 31.
* At 11:45 am Tuesday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 17.0 feet by early Monday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* At 17.0 feet... considerable agricultural flooding extends from just
north of the Junction of Illinois 33 with business 50 to the St.
Francesville, Illinois area. River Road from Lincoln Memorial
bridge to Billett Rd is impassable. Extensive seep water forms
behind Illinois levees extending from Russellville to U.S. Highway
50. Flooding of agricultural land begins in Knox County Indiana
west of the Railroad extending for the Oaktown area to the north
side of Vincennes. Extensive flooding of small creek.


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




1228 PM EDT Tue may 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Friday June 02.
* At 12:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.7 feet by
Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
before midnight.
* At 18.5 feet... high water surrounds elevated river Cabins. County
roads to these Cabins are impassable. Agricultural flooding is in
progress. Seep water develops behind levees.


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




1128 am CDT Tue may 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Friday June 02.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.8
feet Saturday early afternoon.
* 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




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