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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:37 AM CST Feb. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from noon today to
3 am CST Saturday...

* what... mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet
accumulations of up to three inches are expected generally along
and north of a line from Greenville Missouri to Greenville
Kentucky. Farther south, ice accumulations averaging around one
tenth of an inch are expected.

* Where... southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri, western Kentucky
and southern Illinois.

* When... from noon today to 3 am CST Saturday. Precipitation will
begin first in southeast Missouri and southwest Illinois early
this afternoon and then progress eastward to include the entire
region by sunset.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. The
hazardous conditions could impact the afternoon and evening
commute home from school and work. Travel conditions will
deteriorate during evening. Bridges, elevated surfaces, and
untreated roadways will tend to freeze first. Even very small
amounts of ice can produce very dangerous driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.




Flood Warning
Issued: 2:27 PM EST Feb. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Saturday February 23.
* At 1:30 PM Friday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Saturday February 23.
* At 25.0 feet... a flood has exceeded this level each year since
January 2004, 6 out of 7 years since may 2002 and 10 times since
may 1990. Of these 10 recent floods, 7 of them have exceeded the
25.8 foot mark with the January 2005 flood the largest since
January 1937. Prior to may 1990, one must go back to March 1964
for a flood above 25 feet and back to may 1961 for a flood over 26
feet. The greatest known flood to strike the Petersburg area
occurred in March 1913.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 1:00 PM Friday the stage was 20.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Monday
evening.
* At 20.0 feet... water is at critical levels for makeshift levees.
Most of bottomlands flood. Old Vincennes Road and State Road 358
between Plainville and Edwardsport are impassable by several feet.
High water surrounds river Cabins. This type of flood occurs on
average about once a year.


Lat... Lon 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
      3879 8729 3887 8715




227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the East Fork White River at Shoals.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 1:30 PM Friday the stage was 25.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by late
Monday night.
* At 26.0 feet... high water affects low residential areas on left bank
at Shoals. Some evacuations or moving of Mobile homes is
necessary. Local roads flood more extensively. Rural residents
move livestock and equipment to High Ground. State Road 550 floods
on right bank and also between Trinity and Dover Hill.


Lat... Lon 3869 8673 3847 8683 3852 8722 3856 8723
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