Statement as of 10:07 PM EDT on July 24, 2017
Expires 6:17 AM EDT on July 28, 2017
907 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017
The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From Tuesday evening to Friday morning.
* At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
continue to rise to near 15.5 feet by Thursday early afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* At 16.0 feet... some agricultural lands underwater. A few rural
roads in Crawford County, Illinois close as water backs up minnow
Slough. High water affects campground at Leaverton Park in
Palestine. A few private roads near the Gill Township Levee in
Sullivan County may flood. Water level is at the top of most
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