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Flood Warning

Statement as of 5:01 PM GMT on January 18, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* From Sunday morning until further notice.
* At 11:45 am Wednesday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 18.2 feet by Friday morning.
* At 18.0 feet... agricultural lands and some oil fields flood.
Several township roads about 1.25 miles south of St. Francesville
and River Road between Billett Road and Lincoln Memorial bridge in
Lawrence County are flooded. Extensive flooding of Kimmell Park at
Vincennes.


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




501 PM gmt Wed Jan 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Wednesday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 19.8 feet by
early Thursday morning then begin falling.
* At 20.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress. Higher rural
roads begin to flood. High water isolates many river Cabins. Seep
water becomes a problem.


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




1101 am CST Wed Jan 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 21.0
feet Wednesday early afternoon.
* At 22.0 feet... river Cabins become isolated. Basement flooding
begins in Hutsonville. Extensive agricultural flooding is in
progress. Higher Illinois rural roads in eastern Clark and
Crawford counties flood.


Lat... Lon 3932 8763 3922 8762 3914 8768 3912 8762
      3923 8754 3930 8757




830 am CST Wed Jan 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Embarras River at Lawrenceville.
* From late Thursday night until late Monday night.
* At 745 am Wednesday the stage was 29.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is expected to hover just below flood stage
much of tonight and Thursday. It will rise above flood stage late
Thursday evening, and continue to rise to near 32.2 feet by Saturday
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet, Lumber Mill Road is inundated.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat

Embarras River
Lawrenceville 30 29.0 Wed 8 am 29.6 30.5 32.0



Lat... Lon 3885 8786 3885 8773 3869 8759 3862 8765



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