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1034 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following rivers in

  Wabash River...

.Flood waters along the Wabash River continue to recede.  The river
will fall below flood stage from Vincennes to New Harmony by
tonight.  For the first time in 8 weeks...the river will go
below flood stage from Lafayette to Hutsonville by August 5th.

Rainfall for the week ending August 4th is expected around one half
of an inch in much of east central Illinois and central and southern
Indiana.  As a result the Wabash River will continue to slowly
recede through the week of August 2nd.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river

For detailed flood information go to on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.

1034 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At  9:45 AM Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday early afternoon.
* At 17.5 feet...Some low agricultural fields flood.  Backyard flood
  of cottages a short distance north of US Highway 136.  High water
  blocks land access to at least one residence.  From April 21 to May
  5, 2011 at least one South River Road resident boated to his house
  because of prolonged high water when the river was above 17.5 feet.


LAT...LON 4040 8709 4020 8747 3997 8745 3997 8739
      4017 8737 4033 8709


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