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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




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





751 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Wabash River at Carmi
* until further notice.
* At 7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 32.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 34.8 feet by
Sunday early afternoon then begin falling.


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