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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:21 PM EST Jan. 16, 2020 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 23.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Wednesday morning.
* At 23.5 feet... in March 2011... Daviess CR 150n... Washington Rd in
Knox County... flooded around this level in Daviess County. Bottom
Road in Knox County closed 2 days later at 23.75 feet on the
Edwardsport gage. Numerous local roads in the river bottoms
flooded in the Westphalia and Edwardsport area. Some residents use
boats or hip waders to reach their residences.


Lat... Lon 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
      3879 8729 3887 8715




821 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

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




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





759 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
the Patoka river near Princeton.
* Until late Tuesday night.
* At 7:45 PM Thursday the stage was 20.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 21.2 feet by
Saturday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
evening.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... flooding affects mainly farmland. Seasonal
camping trailers closest to the river become inundated.


Lat... Lon 3842 8770 3843 8747 3839 8741 3836 8741
      3837 8747 3839 8771