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Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:47 PM EDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 4:24 PM EDT on May 06, 2017


The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From Sunday evening until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Friday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday before midnight and
continue to rise to near 25.0 feet by Saturday morning.
* At 25.5 feet... approaching major flooding with sandbagging possible
in Hutsonville and on local levees. Installation of Gill township
flood gage at Riverton is necessary if river continues to rise.
State Road 154 between Hutsonville and Graysville is closed. All
river roads improved or otherwise are flooded, some by several feet
of water. East side of Palestine extensively flooded including all
of Leaverton Park.


Lat... Lon 3913 8761 3899 8748 3886 8750 3885 8756
      3898 8759 3913 8767




1147 am CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* From Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 25.5
feet Friday evening.
* At 26.0 feet... Island Creek levee on Indiana side is in danger of
failing. There are 2 farms on higher ground in protected area. A
few evacuations are necessary in Illinois towns of Hutsonville,
York, and possibly Darwin. Local improved Road south of
Hutsonville to Palestine floods extensively in places.


Lat... Lon 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
      3922 8762 3932 8763




1247 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* From Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Friday the stage was 5.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 24.2 feet by Thursday evening.
* At 24.0 feet... a few agricultural levees fail. Water enters about
50 homes in the North Lake, izaak Walton, South Lake areas and near
Fort Harrison Country Club. Some evacuations are necessary.
Significant flooding in progress of Industrial area on East Bank
near I-70. Backwater extends up Lost Creek to Lafayette street.
Land on west side of U.S. 150 and Railroad tracks begin to flood.


Lat... Lon 3960 8736 3943 8740 3930 8757 3932 8763
      3945 8747 3960 8741




951 am CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln IL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Embarras River at ste. Marie.
* From Sunday evening until Saturday may 06.
* At 845 am Friday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday evening and continue to
rise to near 23.0 feet by early Wednesday morning.The river will
fall below flood stage by Saturday morning.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... water overtops a few private levees in the
ste. Marie area.


                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time Sat sun Mon

Embarras River
ste. Marie 19 8.7 Fri 9 am 8.0 13.3 20.6


Lat... Lon 3905 8811 3892 8795 3892 8779 3885 8773
      3885 8801 3896 8815


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:44 PM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois,
Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie,
and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford,
Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Monday morning

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected over the weekend. By
Monday morning, a large area of 4 to 5 inches of rain is
expected between the Illinois River and I-57, with locally
heavier amounts around 6 inches between I-55 and I-57. Between
the I-57 corridor and the Indiana border, 3.5 to 4.5 inches are
expected. At the current time... the heaviest periods of rain are
expected Saturday afternoon into early Sunday as well as another
period Sunday night.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
the rain ends.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:44 PM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois,
Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie,
and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford,
Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Monday morning

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected over the weekend. By
Monday morning, a large area of 4 to 5 inches of rain is
expected between the Illinois River and I-57, with locally
heavier amounts around 6 inches between I-55 and I-57. Between
the I-57 corridor and the Indiana border, 3.5 to 4.5 inches are
expected. At the current time... the heaviest periods of rain are
expected Saturday afternoon into early Sunday as well as another
period Sunday night.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
the rain ends.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Georgia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory
Maine - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement
Michigan - Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
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