Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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WGUS83 KIND 221446
1046 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

  Mississinewa River...

.Reports received from local weather spotters in the Ridgeville area
late this morning indicated local flooding that was much less than
that of February 2011.  Also...the rate of rise of the Mississinewa
River has slowed.

As a result...record flooding is no longer expected in the Ridgeville
area.  Significant flooding will continue in the Ridgeville area
through much of the afternoon.  Numerous local roads and State Road
1 will remain flooded for most of the day.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Persons with interests in flood prone areas that are not protected by
levees should take precautions immediately. Keep children from
flooded areas. Motorists should travel high ground routes and avoid
roads that frequently flood.

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web. From
the blue menu bar on the left side of the page...click on rivers and

1046 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississinewa River near Ridgeville.
* until late tonight.
* At  9:30 AM Friday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.1 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage this evening.
* At 14.0 feet...State Road 1 south of the intersection with State
  Road 28 in western Randolph County is impassable.  Extensive
  agricultural flooding in progress.  At least a few county roads
  flooded including West CR 825 east of SR 1 and West River Road
  west of SR 1.


LAT...LON 4029 8495 4030 8527 4041 8543 4038 8551
      4024 8528 4026 8496


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