Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. The next statement will be issued Monday evening at 1100 PM CST.
The river is expected to rise above flood stage early Tuesday afternoon and continue rising to a crest of 18.3 feet Monday, March 08.
From Tuesday morning until further notice.
At 8:30 PM CST Sunday the stage was 11.4 feet.
Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
Minor flooding is forecast.
Impact...At 19.0 feet, Harmonie State Park is closed. Surrounding bottomland is flooded.