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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




850 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* From this evening until further notice.
* At 8:30 am Saturday the stage was 26.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage this evening and continue to
rise to near 34.7 feet by Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 35.5 feet... businesses just downstream of IL Route 14
and Route 1 in Carmi flood.


Lat... Lon 3826 8816 3825 8802 3804 8813 3793 8808
      3791 8812 3801 8828




1049 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until further notice.
* At 9:30 PM Friday the stage was 42.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 53.6 feet by
Sunday evening March 4th then begin falling.
* Impact... at 52.0 feet... several rural roads and houses are isolated.


Lat... Lon 3778 8811 3773 8800 3757 8800 3753 8818
      3771 8821




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




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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