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Severe Weather Alerts

Last Updated: 8:23 AM

Special Weather Statement

Areas Affected: Bartholomew; Boone; Brown; Carroll; Clay; Clinton; Daviess; Decatur; Delaware; Fountain; Greene; Hamilton; Hancock; Hendricks; Henry; Howard; Jackson; Jennings; Johnson; Knox; Lawrence; Madison; Marion; Martin; Monroe; Montgomery; Morgan; Owen; Parke; Put

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...SLICK SPOTS ON ROADS THIS MORNING... Chances for scattered flurries and light snow this morning hours combined with some black ice from earlier freezing drizzle may result in slick spots on roadways, particularly on untreated roads and surfaces. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destinations and be prepared to encounter icy spots through the morning commute.

Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Parke; Vermillion; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways in Indiana... East Fork White River...Muscatatuck River...Wabash River...White River... .Flooding continues along the Wabash, White, East Fork White, and Muscatatuck Rivers. The Wabash and White rivers are in the moderate flood stage level at Mount Carmel, Petersburg, and Hazleton. All the rivers are falling and this trend will largely continue for the foreseeable future. Rises of up to 2 feet are expected toward mid-week, mainly on the Wabash River. Flooding will last as long as February 24th in southwest Indiana. Flooding is affecting local and state roads, a small number of cabins, widespread agricultural land, and possibly a few homes...all mainly in southwest Indiana. Sunday`s light precipitation should have no effect on area waterways, but precipitation Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening of between a quarter and a half an inch will produce brief minor rises at some locations on the major rivers, mostly the Wabash. 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 on the web and click on rivers and lakes. The Flood Warning continues for The Wabash River at Covington.

* until Monday evening.

* At 9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 17.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Monday morning.

* At 17.5 feet...Some low agricultural fields flood. Backyard flood of cottages a short distance north of U.S. Highway 136. High water blocks land access to at least one residence. &&


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