Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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WGUS83 KIND 051636
1136 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following river in
southern Indiana...

  Muscatatuck River...

.The crest on the East Fork White and Muscatuck Rivers was near
Sparksville in southwest Jackson County late Friday morning.  High
water will continue through Sunday in Lawrence County with the river
cresting near flood stage at Rivervale area on Saturday night.  Lower
river levels will return by Monday.

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

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.

1136 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Muscatatuck River at Wheeler Hollow.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  4:30 PM Thursday the stage was 18.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.8 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Tuesday early afternoon.
* At 20.0 feet...High water is noticed along the river.  Flood waters
  in a few backyards.  A few roads are flooded.


LAT...LON 3878 8591 3878 8603 3880 8615 3876 8618
      3873 8605 3874 8591


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