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WGUS83 KIND 191456  
FLSIND  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN  
1056 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR PORTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING WATERWAYS  
IN INDIANA...  
 
WABASH RIVER...WHITE RIVER...  
 
.FLOODING CONTINUES AS OF LATE TUESDAY MORNING IN WESTERN INDIANA  
ALONG MUCH OF THE WABASH RIVER FROM AROUND MONTEZUMA SOUTHWARD, AND  
IN SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA ON THE WHITE RIVER AT PETERSBURG AND  
HAZLETON. BOTH THE WHITE AND WABASH RIVERS HAVE CRESTED ALONG THE  
FULL LENGTH OF THE RIVER AND IS EITHER STEADY OR FALLING. FLOODING  
IS EXPECTED TO END BY SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 23RD.  
 
THE ONLY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THIS WEEK WILL COME TUESDAY NIGHT  
AND WEDNESDAY WITH RAIN AMOUNTS LESS THAN TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH.  
THIS WILL ALLOW RIVERS TO RETURN TO CLOSE TO NORMAL LEVELS.  
 
FLOODING IS MAINLY EXPECTED TO AFFECT AGRICULTURAL LAND AND  
BOTTOMLANDS. SOME RIVER CABINS MAY BE AFFECTED FROM TERRE HAUTE TO  
RIVERTON ON THE WABASH RIVER.  
 
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-INC027-051-083-125-201456-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0133.000000T0000Z-190321T1912Z/  
/PTRI3.1.ER.190311T2045Z.190316T1615Z.190321T0712Z.NO/  
1056 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WHITE RIVER AT PETERSBURG.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.4 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 LATE  
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 18.0 FEET...LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS TO FLOOD SEVERAL PIKE COUNTY  
ROADS. MANY OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTY ROADS BEGIN TO FLOOD AROUND  
THIS LEVEL...EAST OF SR 57 INCLUDE CR 750N...CR 600N AND CR 1000E.  
PIKE COUNTY ROAD SUBJECT TO FLOODING WEST OF SR 57 INCLUDE...CR 250  
W...CR 400W...CR 675N...CR 700 N...CR 1000W...CR 900W...CR 700W  
AND CR 775W.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744  
3855 8736 3853 8729 3856 8723  
 

 
 
ILC185-INC051-083-201456-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0134.000000T0000Z-190324T0112Z/  
/HAZI3.1.ER.000000T0000Z.190319T1800Z.190323T1312Z.NO/  
956 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WHITE RIVER AT HAZLETON.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.  
* 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 21.7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 22.0 FEET...IN AGRICULTURAL SEASON, EXTENSIVE FLOODING OF  
BOTTOMLANDS AND SOME OF THE HIGHER BOTTOMLANDS IS IN PROGRESS.  
HIGH WATER SURROUNDS RESIDENTS IN RIVER CABINS. OIL FIELDS AND  
LOCAL ROADS FLOOD.  
 

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

 
 
INC045-121-165-171-191526-  
/O.CAN.KIND.FL.W.0135.000000T0000Z-190319T2237Z/  
/CVGI3.1.ER.190311T1730Z.190316T2245Z.190319T0930Z.NO/  
1056 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT COVINGTON.  
* AT 9:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT TUE 05:30 AM.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.  
* 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  
 

 
 
INC121-165-167-201456-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0121.000000T0000Z-190320T2100Z/  
/MTZI3.1.ER.190310T1715Z.190316T1615Z.190320T0900Z.NO/  
1056 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT MONTEZUMA.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 9:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE  
TONIGHT.  
* AT 14.0 FEET...SEVERAL HUNDRED ACRES OF BOTTOMLANDS ALONG THE RIGHT  
BANK FROM THE MOUTH OF SUGAR CREEK TO NORTHERN EDGE OF MONTEZUMA  
BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

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

 
 
ILC023-033-INC153-167-201456-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0122.000000T0000Z-190321T0645Z/  
/TERI3.1.ER.190311T0400Z.190316T2230Z.190320T1845Z.UU/  
1056 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT TERRE HAUTE.  
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.7 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 CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* 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-INC083-153-201456-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0123.000000T0000Z-190323T0600Z/  
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.190319T1800Z.190322T1800Z.NO/  
956 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT HUTSONVILLE LEGACY POWER PLANT SITE.  
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.  
* 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 18.9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
* 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-INC083-153-201456-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0124.000000T0000Z-190323T0600Z/  
/RVTI3.1.ER.190311T0707Z.190319T0645Z.190322T1800Z.NO/  
1056 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT RIVERTON.  
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL RISE TO NEAR 17.7 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON THEN  
BEGIN FALLING. IT WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
* 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  
 

 
 
ILC101-185-INC083-201456-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0147.000000T0000Z-190321T1200Z/  
/VCNI3.1.ER.190319T0515Z.190319T1800Z.190321T0000Z.NO/  
1056 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT VINCENNES.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.  
* AT 10:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL RISE TO NEAR 16.1 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON THEN  
BEGIN FALLING. IT WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 16.0 FEET...SOME FLOODING AT KIMMELL PARK IN VINCENNES.  
AGRICULTURAL LANDS FLOOD IN THE ST. FRANCISVILLE, ILLINOIS AREA.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3887 8750 3874 8746 3846 8764 3847 8778  
3871 8756 3886 8756  
 

 
 
ILC047-059-185-193-INC051-083-129-201456-  
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0138.000000T0000Z-190324T0130Z/  
/MCRI2.1.ER.190314T1600Z.190318T1815Z.190323T1330Z.NO/  
956 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER AT MOUNT CARMEL.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.  
* AT 8:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...IT WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 22.0 FEET...FLOOD WATERS BEGIN TO AFFECT RESIDENTS OF EAST MT.  
CARMEL, INDIANA. FIFTH STREET THAT PARALLELS RIVER CLOSES. TWIN  
RESTAURANT ALONG THE RIVER ALSO CLOSES. SEVERAL LOCAL RIVER ROADS  
FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800  
3827 8800 3847 8777  
 

 
 
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