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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:13 PM EST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the East Fork White River near Rivervale.
* From Friday morning until further notice.
* At 10:30 PM Thursday the stage was 18.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 32.5 feet by early Wednesday morning.
* At 32.0 feet... some evacuations in The Fort Ritner area are
necessary. Flooding of low areas in Fort Ritner is in progress.
Backwater floods County roads at some distance from river.


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1113 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the East Fork White River at Seymour.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:45 PM Thursday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.4 feet by
Sunday evening then begin falling.
* At 18.3 feet... on April 23, 2011 historic rok-sey roller staking
rink at Rockford was sandbagged. This historic structure was
flooded by 2 feet of water in June 2008 when the river approached
21 feet.


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1113 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the muscatatuck river at Wheeler Hollow.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 24.2
feet Tuesday early afternoon.
* At 24.5 feet... top of staff gage. Extensive flooding in progress.
Water around several homes. Local roads are flooded extensive.
State Road 135 likely flooded just north of milport at this level
and higher.


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1113 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the East Fork White River at Williams.
* From Friday afternoon until further notice.
* At 7:11 am Thursday the stage was 6.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and
continue to rise to near 14.5 feet by Sunday early afternoon.
* At 16.0 feet... local residents in a few river Cabins may have to
evacuate. Backwater affects some residents along local streams.
Extensive flooding is in progress. Dillman Road (cr 1000 w)
immediately north of Indiana 450 just west of Williams is flooded
by as much as 2 feet of water.


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1113 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the East Fork White River near Bedford.
* From Saturday morning until further notice.
* At 8:00 am Thursday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday morning and continue
to rise to near 26.0 feet by Sunday morning.
* At 30.0 feet... extensive flood of south I street in Bedford. Salt
Creek extensively flooded from the Patton Hill Road area to the
river. At least 2 homes just south of State Road 158 bridge have
water in on near them.


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:53 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south
central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and
west central Indiana, including the following areas, in
central Indiana, Bartholomew, Decatur, Hancock, Hendricks,
Johnson, Marion, Morgan, rush, and Shelby. In east central
Indiana, Henry. In south central Indiana, Brown, Jackson,
Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast Indiana, Jennings. In
southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, and
Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay, Owen, Putnam, and
Vigo.

* Through Sunday morning

* rainfall of 2 to 3 inches is expected through Sunday morning,
in areas that have already received as much as 4 inches of
rainfall in the last week. This will likely worsen flooding on
area waterways and lead to flooding of other streams, low lying
areas, and poor drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:53 AM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south
central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and
west central Indiana, including the following areas, in
central Indiana, Bartholomew, Decatur, Hancock, Hendricks,
Johnson, Marion, Morgan, rush, and Shelby. In east central
Indiana, Henry. In south central Indiana, Brown, Jackson,
Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast Indiana, Jennings. In
southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, and
Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay, Owen, Putnam, and
Vigo.

* Through Sunday morning

* rainfall of 2 to 3 inches is expected through Sunday morning,
in areas that have already received as much as 4 inches of
rainfall in the last week. This will likely worsen flooding on
area waterways and lead to flooding of other streams, low lying
areas, and poor drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.