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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Parke; Tippecanoe; Vermillion; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana... Illinois... Wabash River at Riverton, Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site Clinton, Terre Haute, Covington, Montezuma, and Lafayette .Rainfall over the weekend caused widespread minor flooding along the Wabash River. Minor flooding is expected to continue for most sites through the week. The crest of the Wabash late Thursday evening was near Montezuma, and is expected to reach Riverton during the weekend. ...The Flood Warning is now in effect until late Saturday evening... The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Lafayette.

* Until Saturday evening.

* At 8:30 PM EDT Thursday the stage was 12.6 feet.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:30 PM EDT Thursday was 13.5 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Saturday morning and continue falling to 8.6 feet Tuesday morning.

* Impact...At 12.0 feet, High water affects a few low river cabins and county roads. &&

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/ind. The next statement should be issued Friday morning by around 845 AM CDT /945 AM EDT/.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Parke; Vermillion; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana... Illinois... Wabash River at Riverton, Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site Clinton, Terre Haute, Covington, Montezuma, and Lafayette .Rainfall over the weekend caused widespread minor flooding along the Wabash River. Minor flooding is expected to continue for most sites through the week. The crest of the Wabash late Thursday evening was near Montezuma, and is expected to reach Riverton during the weekend. ...The Flood Warning is now in effect until late Sunday morning... The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Covington.

* Until Sunday morning.

* At 8:45 PM EDT Thursday the stage was 19.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:45 PM EDT Thursday was 20.7 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Saturday evening and continue falling to 11.2 feet Sunday, May 23.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet, A few county roads begin to flood. Higher bottomlands begin to flood. The first cottage upstream from U.S. 136 bridge may become isolated by high water. &&

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/ind. The next statement should be issued Friday morning by around 845 AM CDT /945 AM EDT/.


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