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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... East Fork White River...Muscatatuck River...Wabash River...White River... .As of Friday afternoon, flooding continued along the Wabash, White, and East Fork White Rivers as a result of multiple rounds of precipitation in the recent past. Moderate flooding was in progress in the lowest reaches of these rivers at Mount Carmel, Petersburg, Hazleton, and Shoals. The main crests are either at or downriver of these locations. Flooding will last as long as into late next week. Flooding is affecting some local and county roads, cabins, widespread agricultural land, and possibly a few homes. The next significant round of precipitation will be early next week and could lead to prolonged flooding in a few areas. 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 Tuesday evening.

* At 1:30 PM Friday the stage was 12.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...It will rise to near 12.9 feet by Saturday morning then begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Tuesday morning.

* At 12.0 feet...High water affects a few low river cabins and county roads. &&


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... .As of Friday afternoon, flooding continued along the Wabash, White, and East Fork White Rivers as a result of multiple rounds of precipitation in the recent past. Moderate flooding was in progress in the lowest reaches of these rivers at Mount Carmel, Petersburg, Hazleton, and Shoals. The main crests are either at or downriver of these locations. Flooding will last as long as into late next week. Flooding is affecting some local and county roads, cabins, widespread agricultural land, and possibly a few homes. The next significant round of precipitation will be early next week and could lead to prolonged flooding in a few areas. 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 Tuesday evening.

* At 1:45 PM Friday the stage was 17.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...It will rise to near 17.7 feet by late Saturday night then begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Tuesday 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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