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Flood Warning
Issued: 6:17 PM EST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* From Thursday morning until further notice.
* At 5:45 PM Monday the stage was 5.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Thursday morning and
continue to rise to near 23.5 feet by Wednesday evening.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 24.0 feet... water is at critical stage for portions of the
Brevoort Levee and Russell-Allison levees. Seep water becomes a
problem in rural areas protected by levees. Commercial and a few
residential areas flood along old Vincennes Road. Extensive
agricultural flooding is in progress.


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




617 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From late Tuesday night until further notice.
* At 5:00 PM Monday the stage was 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Wednesday morning and
continue to rise to near 23.7 feet by Tuesday early afternoon.
* At 24.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress. Most levees are
at critical levels. Water level near the top of a few levees.
High water begins to affect residences in eastern Palestine,
Illinois and those along East River Road just southeast of
Palestine. Some evacuations are necessary. Rodeo area in Leaverton
Park begins to flood. Water near or over East River Road south of
Palestine.


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




517 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* From Tuesday evening until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 24.5
feet Tuesday morning.
* At 25.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress in York and
Hutsonville, Illinois. Flood waters surround homes and are in a
local park. Local River Road south of Hutsonville to Palestine
almost floods.


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




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