Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
437 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

Including the cities of Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo,
Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie, Indianapolis, Terre Haute,
Shelbyville, Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour
437 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Localized flooding will be ongoing. A wintry mix of
precipitation may briefly develop over far northern portions of
central Indiana early this morning...but no impacts are expected with
surface temperatures above freezing.

Hazards: Flooding of low lying areas.

Timing: Flooding will be ongoing through today and tonight. Any
wintry mix will occur prior to 7-8 am this morning.

Discussion: Moderate rain will continue across the area early this
morning before shifting east. Mainly dry weather is expected this
afternoon and evening before more widespread and locally heavier rain
returns late tonight as a frontal boundary lifts into the region.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Outlook: Heavy rainfall will return at times for Friday and
especially Saturday and Saturday night. Ongoing flooding may become
significant as a result of this rainfall. Embedded thunderstorms are
possible Friday night through Sunday morning. A line of strong to
severe thunderstorms is possible late Saturday night with a cold
front...especially south of Interstate 70. Damaging winds will be the
primary threat.

Discussion: A slow moving front will interact with warm and moist
air from the Gulf of Mexico to bring rain to central Indiana. The
rain could be heavy at times with an additional 2 to 3 inches
expected with locally heavier amounts by Sunday. The heaviest
rainfall is expected to focus over southern portions of central
Indiana. Lowland flooding is expected, with the possibility of the
development of significant river flooding later this week as well.

A thin line of strong to severe thunderstorms is possible late
Saturday night ahead of a cold front.

After a few dry days...rain will return Wednesday as low pressure
moves into the region.


Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall totals over the next few


More information, along with other weather, hydrological and climate
information can be found at http://weather.gov/ind



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