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Special Weather Statement

Areas Affected: Bartholomew; Boone; Brown; Carroll; Clay; Clinton; Daviess; Decatur; Fountain; Greene; Hamilton; Hancock; Hendricks; Howard; Jackson; Jennings; Johnson; Knox; Lawrence; Marion; Martin; Monroe; Montgomery; Morgan; Owen; Parke; Putnam; Shelby; Sullivan; Tip

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...LIGHT WINTRY MIX POSSIBLE SUNDAY MORNING... A mix of light snow and light freezing rain is possible by the pre dawn hours of Sunday. The potential for light snow and light freezing rain will continue into the late morning hours of Sunday. Minor accumulations of snow, along with a light glaze of ice are possible by the midday hours of Sunday. Motorists should be aware for the possibility of slick roads Sunday morning.


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... .Flooding continued along the Wabash, White, and East Fork White Rivers mid-day Saturday. The rivers were in the moderate flood stage level at Mount Carmel, Petersburg, and Hazleton...the same as on Friday. Shoals fell below moderate Saturday morning. With the exception of a minor rise expected at Covington of about half a foot, the rivers are falling and this trend is expected to continue. Flooding will last as long as February 24th in southwest Indiana. Flooding is affecting local and state roads, cabins, widespread agricultural land, and possibly a few homes. Upcoming precipitation is expected to be around one tenth of an inch Saturday night into Sunday followed by dry weather Monday and much of Tuesday. Heavier precipitation, between a quarter and a half inch, is predicted for Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. This could lead to prolonged flooding in southwest Indiana and perhaps even some new rises on area 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 Monday night.

* At 11:30 AM Saturday the stage was 12.6 feet.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...It will rise to near 12.7 feet by this afternoon then begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Monday afternoon.

* 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... .Flooding continued along the Wabash, White, and East Fork White Rivers mid-day Saturday. The rivers were in the moderate flood stage level at Mount Carmel, Petersburg, and Hazleton...the same as on Friday. Shoals fell below moderate Saturday morning. With the exception of a minor rise expected at Covington of about half a foot, the rivers are falling and this trend is expected to continue. Flooding will last as long as February 24th in southwest Indiana. Flooding is affecting local and state roads, cabins, widespread agricultural land, and possibly a few homes. Upcoming precipitation is expected to be around one tenth of an inch Saturday night into Sunday followed by dry weather Monday and much of Tuesday. Heavier precipitation, between a quarter and a half inch, is predicted for Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. This could lead to prolonged flooding in southwest Indiana and perhaps even some new rises on area 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 Monday night.

* At 10:45 AM Saturday the stage was 17.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...It will rise to near 17.6 feet by this evening then begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Monday afternoon.

* 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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