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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:09 AM CST on February 24, 2018

Expires 2:08 PM EST on February 25, 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony
* until further notice.
* At 8:30 am Saturday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
to rise to near 21.9 feet by Monday morning... March 5th.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... the river is 3 miles wide at I-64.


Lat... Lon 3816 8799 3815 8790 3797 8799 3781 8801
      3780 8809 3789 8810




827 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 30.0 feet by Saturday evening.
* At 30.0 feet... extensive flooding in progress on the northern
outskirts of Mount Carmel and in western Gibson County Indiana with
some evacuations needed. Flooding may cause some evacuations and
relocation of motorized land vehicles. Numerous local river roads
are flooded. Beall Woods State Park has 160-200 acres flooded.
High water backs up into Bon pas creek. Browns, Illinois may be
surrounded by water if heavy local rain occurs. River is 3 miles
wide at I-64.


Lat... Lon 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800
      3827 8800 3847 8777




927 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* From Saturday morning until further notice.
* At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
to rise to near 26.4 feet by Friday early afternoon.
* At 26.0 feet... flood fighting becomes serious. Rural levees are
near or above critical stage. Extensive flooding along old Terre
Haute Road. Many river Cabins flood. Water is 3 to 4 feet deep at
Vincennes boat club. Numerous local roads flood.


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




827 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 26.2
feet Wednesday evening.
* At 26.0 feet... people in residential Cabins on the riverward side of
the levee generally relocate. Many local roads are completely
impassable. Oil fields are inaccessible. The remaining water
pumps are installed on the west end of Hazleton.


Lat... Lon 3851 8744 3844 8760 3841 8773 3843 8773
      3852 8755 3854 8744




927 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:30 PM Friday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
Wednesday morning then begin falling.
* At 25.8 feet... near major flooding in progress. During the may
1990, the town of Petersburg lost their main water line. This
problem is believed to have been corrected. Seven floods since may
1990 have reached this level. Levees are monitored at this level.
Numerous roads flooded. Flood waters approach State Road 56 near
Bowman. Extensive flooding in Dodge City.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
      3855 8736 3853 8729 3856 8723




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:06 AM CST on February 24, 2018

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana
and western Kentucky.

* Through late tonight.

* Showers and thunderstorms will be on the increase today, peaking
in coverage and intensity later this afternoon and evening as a
cold front approaches. With ground conditions already saturated,
any additional rain from thunderstorms will only worsen existing
areal flooding. Additionally, heavier rainfall rates from
strong thunderstorms could easily produce dangerous flash
flooding.

* Additional rains will aggravate already ongoing flooding of area
rivers and tributaries across the region. Smaller streams and
creeks not currently in flood will fill up and overspill their
banks quickly, heightening the flood threat. In addition,
elevated water levels in low lying and poor drainage areas, as
well as waters that may not yet have receded from antecedent
rainfall, may lead to more Road closures due to high water
crossings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Heed all Flood Warning signs, and never cross a flooded roadway.
Turn around and don't drown! Remember it is harder to see rising
waters at night. Seek High Ground immediately if you encounter an
area with rising waters.





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:06 AM CST on February 24, 2018

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana
and western Kentucky.

* Through late tonight.

* Showers and thunderstorms will be on the increase today, peaking
in coverage and intensity later this afternoon and evening as a
cold front approaches. With ground conditions already saturated,
any additional rain from thunderstorms will only worsen existing
areal flooding. Additionally, heavier rainfall rates from
strong thunderstorms could easily produce dangerous flash
flooding.

* Additional rains will aggravate already ongoing flooding of area
rivers and tributaries across the region. Smaller streams and
creeks not currently in flood will fill up and overspill their
banks quickly, heightening the flood threat. In addition,
elevated water levels in low lying and poor drainage areas, as
well as waters that may not yet have receded from antecedent
rainfall, may lead to more Road closures due to high water
crossings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Heed all Flood Warning signs, and never cross a flooded roadway.
Turn around and don't drown! Remember it is harder to see rising
waters at night. Seek High Ground immediately if you encounter an
area with rising waters.





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Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory, Freeze Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory, Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory
Delaware - Special Statement
District of Columbia - Dense Fog Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Guam -
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Iowa - Winter Weather Advisory
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Areal Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virgin Islands - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement

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