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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1011 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

  Deer Creek...East Fork White River...Mississinewa River...
  Muscatatuck River...Wabash River...White River...

.Lowland flooding is beginning along the White River in the vicinity
of Anderson, Indiana in central Indiana as of Friday evening and will
be developing at points downstream in the Indianapolis area as we
head through the weekend and into the new work week. Additional flood
warnings may become necessary further downstream.

Significant flooding is not expected. Flooding will affect
parks, campgrounds, agricultural land, and some local and state

Radar estimates indicate rainfall of up to about 3 inches
fell in portions of central Indiana, with some isolated
higher amounts. The heaviest rainfall fell along a southwest to
northeast swath from near Greencastle in Putnam County to Fishers in
Hamilton County to Muncie and Ridgeville in Delaware and Randolph
counties respectively.

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 on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.

1011 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* from late tonight to Monday evening.
* At 9:30 PM Friday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
  rise to near 13.9 feet by early Sunday morning.  The river will
  fall below flood stage by late Monday morning.
* At 14.0 feet...Lowland flooding is in progress.  High water affects
  river cabins near North 9th Street.  Low county roads are nearly
  impassable.  Tapawingo Park in West Lafayette begins to flood.


LAT...LON 4054 8670 4040 8688 4033 8709 4040 8709
      4048 8688 4056 8673


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
509 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Including the cities of Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo,
Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie, Indianapolis, Terre Haute,
Shelbyville, Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour
509 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Outlook: The showers and thunderstorms will be ending from northwest
to southeast this evening. A few storms may contain heavy
rain, flooding, gusty winds, small hail and cloud to ground

Hazards: Heavy rain, flooding, gusty winds, small hail and cloud to
ground lightning.

Timing: This afternoon and evening.

Discussion: A cold front will move southeast of central Indiana
this evening. This will put an end to the showers and thunderstorms.
Areal flooding will continue over parts of central Indiana through
much of the evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Outlook: Cooler and mostly dry weather will occur this weekend
through the middle of next week. Some areas could see a slight chance
of showers Monday and Monday evening. There will be a chance of
thunderstorms all areas by Thursday. It is too early to tell whether
any of these will be severe.

Discussion: An upper trough will dig into the great lakes this
weekend as high pressure over the northern and central plains builds
east into the Ohio valley.

A warmer and unstable air mass will return after the middle of next
week resulting in a chance of thunderstorms by Thursday.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.


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information can be found at


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