Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN
FGUS73 KIND 061619
PROBABILISTIC HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1119 AM EST THU MAR 6 2014
...SPRING FLOOD AND WATER RESOURCE OUTLOOK FOR CENTRAL AND MUCH OF
The late winter flood potential outlook for much of the White and
Wabash River basins in central and southern Indiana is near normal. A
near normal flood potential outlook means that significant rainfall
is necessary to cause extensive flooding in central and southern
As of March 6 stream levels in central and southern Indiana were near
normal for this time of year. The only location that remained above
flood stage was the Wabash River at Covington. An ice jam remained
in the local area. This ice jam may dissipate by March 11.
All of the remaining and ice and snow in central and southern Indiana
will melt by Tuesday. Rainfall from March 6 through March 13 is
expected to be less than one-half of an inch. The 6 to 10 day
outlook from March 11 through March 15 and the 8 to 14 day outlook
from March 13 through March 19 indicated below normal temperatures
and normal to below normal precipitation. The outlooks had a much
above average to above average confidence. Renewed river flooding
is not expected in central and southern Indiana through March 19.
Persons with interests in flood prone areas should remain alert to
daily weather conditions. Flood conditions can return quickly during
late March. Some of the significant floods to strike Indiana have
occurred during March.
Additional statements will be issued as changing weather and river
conditions warrant. The next flood outlook will be issued March 6.
For detailed weather and flood information go to weather.gov/ind on