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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:21 PM CST Jan. 16, 2020 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:45 PM Thursday the stage was 26.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue rising to near 27.8 feet by Monday
morning then begin falling.
* At 28.0 feet... critical stage of Rochester-mcleary Bluff levee.
Cattle and farm equipment must be moved. Most roads along river or
near river are now impassible. Agricultural losses 100 percent in
areas that are not protected by levees. The Wabash River is more
than 2 miles wide at I-64.


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




921 PM EST Thu Jan 16 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue rising to near 19.9 feet by Sunday
evening then begin falling.
* At 20.0 feet... Kimmell Park at Vincennes is extensively flooded.
River Cabins begin to flood. Extensive lowland flooding occurs in
unprotected areas.


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




821 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until further notice.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it is forecast to crest at 25.7 feet Saturday afternoon.
* 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




921 PM EST Thu Jan 16 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Sunday January 26.
* At 8:30 PM Thursday the stage was 24.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will rise to near 25.0 feet by Saturday morning then
begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Sunday January 26.
* At 25.0 feet... a very significant flood is in progress. Emergency
flood fighting may be needed. Evacuations would begin from river
Cabins in Dodge City. Livestock must be moved.


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




803 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony
* until further notice.
* At 7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 20.2 feet by
Tuesday around noon then begin falling.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... parts of northern New Harmony begin to flood
and sandbagging becomes necessary in town.


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





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