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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Parke; Tippecanoe; Vermillion; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways in Indiana... Mississinewa River...Wabash River...White River... .Recent rounds of precipitation have led to river flooding on the Wabash and White Rivers in western Indiana. Heavy rainfall overnight in the Ridgeville area has brought flooding to the Mississinewa River, with moderate flood stage expected to be reached by noon today, May 26. This should bring water to State Road 1 south of the junction with State Road 28 in western Randolph County. Flooding along the Wabash and White Rivers is expected to persist, but flooding on the Mississinewa should come to an end by tonight. Several more rounds of rain are expected over the next week, which could lead to prolonged or renewed flooding along waterways. Precautionary/Preparedness Actions... Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river conditions. For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and click on rivers and lakes. The Flood Warning continues for The Wabash River at Lafayette.

* until late Thursday night.

* At 10:30 AM Sunday the stage was 10.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to rise to near 15.1 feet by late Monday night. It will fall below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.

* At 15.0 feet...Flood waters approaching Warren CR 350 N in the Black Rock Preserve Area. Williamsport Road in Fountain County may begin to flood. &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Parke; Vermillion; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways in Indiana... Mississinewa River...Wabash River...White River... .Recent rounds of precipitation have led to river flooding on the Wabash and White Rivers in western Indiana. Heavy rainfall overnight in the Ridgeville area has brought flooding to the Mississinewa River, with moderate flood stage expected to be reached by noon today, May 26. This should bring water to State Road 1 south of the junction with State Road 28 in western Randolph County. Flooding along the Wabash and White Rivers is expected to persist, but flooding on the Mississinewa should come to an end by tonight. Several more rounds of rain are expected over the next week, which could lead to prolonged or renewed flooding along waterways. Precautionary/Preparedness Actions... Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river conditions. For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and click on rivers and lakes. The Flood Warning continues for The Wabash River at Covington.

* until late Thursday night.

* At 9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 15.9 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to rise to near 18.6 feet by Tuesday evening. It will fall below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.

* At 18.0 feet...Five Crossings, a local county river park at old U.S. Highway 136 bridge site, begins to flood. &&


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