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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:45 AM EST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From Thursday morning until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 18.2 feet by Tuesday January 29.
* At 18.0 feet... extensive lowland flooding is in progress. High
water surrounds many river Cabins. Access to most river Cabins is
by boat only. Levees begin to protect farmland. Extensive
flooding of Leaverton Park occurs in Palestine, Illinois.


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




1045 am CST Tue Jan 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* From Thursday morning until further notice.
* 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 19.5 feet Tuesday January 29
and will rise above 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




1145 am EST Tue Jan 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* From Thursday morning to Thursday January 31.
* At 10:30 am Tuesday the stage was 8.9 feet. This is 2.0 to 2.5 feet
higher than the observations from the old legacy gauge.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet. This is 2.5 feet higher than flood stage
from the old legacy gauge.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 20.0 feet by Sunday afternoon. It will fall below
flood stage by Wednesday January 30.
* At 20.5 feet... residential property of about 50 river Cabins begin
to flood. North Lake and izaak Walton areas near West Terre Haute
begin to flood. Flooding closes more County roads. Lowland
agricultural flooding is in progress.


Lat... Lon 3960 8736 3943 8740 3930 8757 3932 8763
      3945 8747 3960 8741




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