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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, Terre Haute, Covington, and Montezuma. .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 Friday evening was near Terre Haute, and is expected to reach Riverton later this weekend. ...The Flood Warning remains in effect... The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Covington.

* Until Sunday morning.

* At 8:45 PM EDT Friday the stage was 18.0 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 Friday was 19.6 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow evening and continue falling to 9.3 feet Monday, May 24.

* Impact...At 18.0 feet, Five Crossings, a local county river park at old U.S. Highway 136 bridge site, begins to flood. &&

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 Saturday morning by around 900 AM CDT /1000 AM EDT/.


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