Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1202 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

  Muscatatuck River...White River...

.Additional lowland river flooding will continue or develop during
the early days of May in southern Indiana.  Flooding will not be as
extensive or as high as flood waters seen during the middle of
April. Flooding will persist from a few days to a week in southwest
Indiana.

Rainfall of one half inch to around one inch fell on Saturday across
the White River and Muscatatuck River watersheds. Additional
rainfall of a few tenths of an inch is possible on Sunday.

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.

INC071-093-175-021602-
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1202 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Muscatatuck River at Wheeler Hollow.
* until late Monday night.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.2
  feet this 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

$$

INC027-051-083-125-021601-
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/FREI3.1.ER.160504T0600Z.160504T1800Z.160505T0600Z.NO/
1202 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Edwardsport.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At 7:00 AM Sunday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Wednesday morning and
  continue to rise to near 15.2 feet by Wednesday early afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage by early Thursday morning.
* At 15.0 feet...Flooding of low agricultural fields begin.  Daviess
  CR 375 W and North River Rd in Knox County located inside the
  levees are flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3887 8715 3879 8729 3855 8726 3855 8723
      3877 8723 3885 8712

$$

ILC185-INC027-051-083-125-021601-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0123.000000T0000Z-160507T0600Z/
/PTRI3.1.ER.160501T1000Z.160502T0000Z.160506T1800Z.NO/
1202 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Petersburg.
* until late Friday night.
* At 11:30 AM Sunday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.2 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  Friday early afternoon.
* At 17.0 feet...Flooding affects low agricultural lands, low oil
  fields and closes Bottoms Rd...Brothers Rd and East Governors Road
  in Knox County.  In agricultural season...farmers are concerned at
  this stage.

&&

LAT...LON 3856 8723 3853 8729 3855 8736 3854 8744
      3851 8744 3850 8729 3852 8722

$$

ILC185-INC051-083-021601-
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/HAZI3.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1800Z.160507T2230Z.NO/
1102 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Hazleton.
* until Sunday May 8.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 18.3
  feet tomorrow early afternoon.
* At 18.0 feet...Floodwaters cover much low ground in agricultural
  season.  Low lying oil fields...Pottsville Road and possibly a few
  other low rural roads flood.  High water isolates Pottstown, a
  river cabin community.

&&

LAT...LON 3854 8744 3852 8755 3843 8773 3841 8773
      3844 8760 3851 8744

$$

LEE



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