Friday, April 29, 2011

Wabash River flood just after crest, April 29, 2011

 Wabash River from pedestrian bridge, Lafayette.  Looking upstream.

 Downstream view.

 From Tapawingo Park, West Lafayette.  Debris and wet pavement marks the high point of the flood.  The water is receding.

View of courthouse and Amtrak staging station, from pedestrian bridge looking east.

 Low lying part of trail flooded on east side of river.

Gaging station at Brown Street.  Scale reads at 21.65 feet.  River crested a few minutes earlier at 21.73 feet. The Wabash has been higher here only 39 times since records began to be kept, here is a link:

Link to Wabash River levels:

Pictures taken about 3 pm. April 29, 2011.

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