White River to Stay High This Week on Edwardsport, Petersburg

Heavy rain that hit the area last week will take its toll on area rivers this week.
The White River at Edwardsport is peaking almost 8 feet above flood stage. The river will stay at peak levels through Wednesday before dropping. At Petersburg, the White is at nine feet above flood stage; it will stay there through this week.
The Wabash River at Vincennes will climb to four feet above flood stage by late week. Downriver at Mount Carmel, the river will reach seven feet above flood stage from Wednesday of this week through Sunday.
Those in low-lying areas are reminded to take proper precautions now. Drivers are also reminded not to drive over flooded roadways in case of high water.

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