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WGUS83 KIND 202056  
FLSIND  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN  
356 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR PORTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING WATERWAYS  
IN INDIANA...  
 
WABASH RIVER...WHITE RIVER...  
 
.THE FLOOD THREAT CONTINUES ON THE WABASH AND WHITE RIVERS AS A  
RESULT OF RECENT PRECIPITATION EVENTS. FLOODING ON THE LOWER REACH  
OF THE WABASH RIVER IS EXPECTED TO LAST AS LATE AS MONDAY, FEBRUARY  
24. FLOODING ON THE WHITE RIVER SHOULD COME TO AN END FRIDAY.  
 
FLOOD IMPACTS SHOULD MAINLY BE CONFINED TO ROADS NEAR THE WATERWAYS,  
AGRICULTURAL LAND, BOTTOMLANDS, AND LEVEES. PLEASE SEE THE SPECIFIC  
IMPACTS LISTED FOR YOUR LOCATION OF INTEREST BELOW OR BY GOING TO  
THE WEB PAGE DESCRIBED BELOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD NEVER DRIVE INTO FLOOD WATER. TURN AROUND AND GO  
ANOTHER WAY. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM FLOODED AREAS. RECREATIONAL AND  
AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO CHANGING RIVER  
CONDITIONS.  
 
FOR DETAILED FLOOD INFORMATION GO TO WEATHER.GOV/IND ON THE WEB AND  
CLICK ON RIVERS AND LAKES.  
 
ILC185-INC051-083-211800-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0065.000000T0000Z-200221T1800Z/  
/HAZI3.1.ER.000000T0000Z.200221T0000Z.200221T0600Z.NO/  
256 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WHITE RIVER AT HAZLETON.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
* 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 17.0 FEET THIS EVENING AND  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TONIGHT.  
* AT 17.0 FEET...LOWEST READING AVAILABLE FROM THE HAZLETON STAFF  
GAGE. SINCE THE 1930S THE WHITE RIVER HAS MOVED FROM THE "OLD  
WELLHOUSE" TO SEVERAL HUNDRED YARDS FROM THE "OLD WELLHOUSE". THE  
RIVER RETURNS TO THE "OLD WELLHOUSE" AROUND 17 TO 17.5 FEET.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3851 8744 3844 8760 3841 8773 3843 8773  
3852 8755 3854 8744  
 

 
 
INC045-121-157-165-171-212055-  
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0082.000000T0000Z-200222T0000Z/  
/LAFI3.1.ER.200219T1130Z.200220T0100Z.200221T1200Z.NO/  
356 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT LAFAYETTE.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.  
* AT 3:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY  
MORNING.  
* AT 12.0 FEET...HIGH WATER AFFECTS A FEW LOW RIVER CABINS AND COUNTY  
ROADS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4054 8670 4040 8688 4033 8709 4040 8709  
4048 8688 4056 8673  
 

 
 
INC045-121-165-171-212055-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0084.000000T0000Z-200222T1200Z/  
/CVGI3.1.ER.200220T0500Z.200220T1930Z.200222T0000Z.NO/  
356 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT COVINGTON.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 2:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY  
EVENING.  
* AT 16.0 FEET...LOW AGRICULTURAL LANDS BEGIN TO FLOOD. BACKYARD  
FLOODING OF COTTAGES ON RIGHT BANK STARTS A SHORT DISTANCE UPSTREAM  
OF GAGE. CRITICAL STAGE OF YOUNG-NEAL LEVEE IS REACHED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4033 8709 4017 8737 3997 8739 3997 8745  
4020 8747 4040 8709  
 

 
 
INC121-165-167-212055-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0066.000000T0000Z-200223T2200Z/  
/MTZI3.1.ER.200211T0155Z.200220T0130Z.200223T1000Z.NO/  
356 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT MONTEZUMA.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 2:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL RISE TO NEAR 16.2 FEET BY THIS EVENING THEN  
BEGIN FALLING. IT WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 18.0 FEET...MONTEZUMA AGRICULTURAL LEVEE IS OVERTOPPED. FOURTEEN  
HUNDRED ACRES OF LOW BOTTOMLANDS FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3997 8739 3986 8734 3977 8736 3977 8740  
3985 8741 3997 8745  
 

 
 
ILC023-033-INC153-167-212055-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0083.000000T0000Z-200224T0200Z/  
/TERI3.1.ER.200219T1237Z.200221T1200Z.200223T1400Z.UU/  
356 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT TERRE HAUTE.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.  
* AT 3:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.2 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 OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL RISE TO NEAR 17.5 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING THEN  
BEGIN FALLING. IT WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY MORNING.  
* AT 17.5 FEET...A FEW SLOUGHS AND A DRAINAGE HAVE WATER IN THEM IN  
THE VICINITY OF SR 63 ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE WABASH RIVER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3960 8736 3943 8740 3930 8757 3932 8763  
3945 8747 3960 8741  
 

 
 
ILC033-101-INC083-153-212055-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0068.000000T0000Z-200225T1330Z/  
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.200222T1800Z.200225T0130Z.NO/  
256 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT HUTSONVILLE LEGACY POWER PLANT SITE.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.  
* 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 17.5 FEET SATURDAY AFTERNOON  
AND WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY EVENING.  
* 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  
 

 
 
ILC033-101-INC083-153-212055-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0069.000000T0000Z-200225T1500Z/  
/RVTI3.1.ER.200211T0825Z.200223T0000Z.200225T0300Z.NO/  
356 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT RIVERTON.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 3:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL RISE TO NEAR 16.3 FEET BY SATURDAY EVENING THEN  
BEGIN FALLING. IT WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY EVENING.  
* 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  
 

 
 
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