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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... Wabash River...White River... .Flooding continues along most of the Wabash River from Lafayette southward, and along the lower reaches of the White River from just past Edwardsport and southward. Flooding is expected to end by Saturday evening, March 23rd. This flooding is a result of heavy rain from March 9th that was supplemented by additional rainfall on March 14th. The latter rain event totaled up to two plus inches in southwest Indiana. The only precipitation expected this week will come Tuesday night and Wednesday with amounts less than a quarter inch expected. This will allow rivers to return to close to normal levels. Flooding is mainly expected to affect agricultural land and bottomlands. 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 tonight.

* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 11.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by this afternoon.

* At 11.0 feet...Flooding of low agricultural land begins in western part of Tippecanoe County. &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Parke; Vermillion; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways in Indiana... Wabash River...White River... .Flooding continues along most of the Wabash River from Lafayette southward, and along the lower reaches of the White River from just past Edwardsport and southward. Flooding is expected to end by Saturday evening, March 23rd. This flooding is a result of heavy rain from March 9th that was supplemented by additional rainfall on March 14th. The latter rain event totaled up to two plus inches in southwest Indiana. The only precipitation expected this week will come Tuesday night and Wednesday with amounts less than a quarter inch expected. This will allow rivers to return to close to normal levels. Flooding is mainly expected to affect agricultural land and bottomlands. 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 11:45 AM Monday 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 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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