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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Parke; Vermillion; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Indiana...Illinois... Driftwood River, White River, Wabash River ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following creek in Indiana... Youngs Creek ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana... Illinois... East Fork White River, White River, Wabash River .Flooding continues along rivers across central and southern Indiana as a result of heavy rain over the weekend combined with snow melt from last week. Flooding along smaller creeks and streams has ended. This flooding will continue into next week for the lower portions of the White and Wabash rivers. No precipitation is expected through the rest of the week. Plentiful sunshine and seasonable temperatures will aid in drying of soils. ...The Flood Warning is now in effect until Saturday morning... The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Covington.

* Until Saturday morning.

* There is no current observed data.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 19.3 feet Friday evening. It will then fall below flood stage Tuesday, March 09.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet, Leaverton Park in Palestine and park in Hutsonville begin to flood. Agricultural flooding spreads to higher land. Seep water is noticeable behind levees. Some elevated river cottages are surrounded by water. Several county or township roads east of Lincoln Heritage Trail between Palestine and Hutsonville in Crawford County Illinois are impassable.

* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.3 feet on 03/13/1995. &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Tippecanoe; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Indiana...Illinois... Driftwood River, White River, Wabash River ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following creek in Indiana... Youngs Creek ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana... Illinois... East Fork White River, White River, Wabash River .Flooding continues along rivers across central and southern Indiana as a result of heavy rain over the weekend combined with snow melt from last week. Flooding along smaller creeks and streams has ended. This flooding will continue into next week for the lower portions of the White and Wabash rivers. No precipitation is expected through the rest of the week. Plentiful sunshine and seasonable temperatures will aid in drying of soils. ...The Flood Warning is now in effect until early Saturday morning... The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Lafayette.

* Until late Friday night.

* At 9:45 PM EST Monday the stage was 18.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 9:45 PM EST Monday was 18.8 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Sunday morning and continue falling to 8.8 feet Thursday, March 11.

* Impact...At 18.0 feet, Montezuma agricultural levee is overtopped. Fourteen hundred acres of low bottomlands flood.

* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.7 feet on 03/22/1943. &&


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