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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
356 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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Johnson-Shelby-Rush-Sullivan-Greene-Monroe-Brown-Bartholomew-
Decatur-Knox-Daviess-Martin-Lawrence-Jackson-Jennings-
Including the cities of Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Shelbyville,
Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour
356 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south
  central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and
  west central Indiana, including the following areas, in
  central Indiana, Bartholomew, Decatur, Hancock, Hendricks,
  Johnson, Marion, Morgan, Rush, and Shelby. In east central
  Indiana, Henry. In south central Indiana, Brown, Jackson,
  Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast Indiana, Jennings. In
  southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, and
  Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay, Owen, Putnam, and
  Vigo.

* Through Sunday morning

* Rainfall of 2 to 3 inches is expected through Sunday morning,
  in areas that have already received as much as 4 inches of
  rainfall in the last week. This will likely worsen flooding on
  area waterways and lead to flooding of other streams, low
  lying areas, and poor drainage areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1204 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...A Flood Warning continues for the following rivers and streams in
Indiana...

  Big Blue River...Driftwood River...East Fork White River...Eel
  River...Flatrock River...Muscatatuck River...Tippecanoe River...
  Wabash River...White River...Wildcat Creek...Youngs Creek...


.Extensive river flooding will develop in central and southern
Indiana this weekend and continue through much of next week.  Near
major to major flooding is possible in some areas of southern
Indiana. Flooding may exceed levels seen in early May 2017 by 1 to
2 feet in some areas.  Flood crests along the Wabash River from
Montezuma to Vincennes will be lower than those of April 2013.

Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches fell in southern Indiana since Thursday
morning.  Rainfall totals since February 14 now stand at 2 to more
than 6 inches in central and southern Indiana.The heaviest rain has
fallen in southern Indiana along the Ohio River.

An additional 2 to more than 4 inches will fall in central and
southern Indiana by late Sunday morning.  Much of this rain will fall
Friday night and again on Saturday night.

Extensive flooding will develop quickly during the weekend and
continue through next week.  High water will close numerous state and
local roads and possibly affect residential areas. Sharp river rises
are possible during the weekend.

Heavy rainfall is not expected in northern Indiana.  Rivers and
streams in the upper Wabash River Basin have crested and will
slowly recede through the weekend.

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.



INC097-109-241703-
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/RVNI3.1.ER.180225T0600Z.180226T1200Z.180228T0300Z.NO/
1204 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Ravenswood.
* until Wednesday morning.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 8.1
  feet Monday morning.
* At 8.0 feet...Basements begin to flood in Ravenswood area.  Flood
  waters begin to affect residential parking in the Broad Ripple
  area.

&&

LAT...LON 3991 8609 3987 8613 3981 8619 3982 8621
      3988 8616 3991 8611

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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1204 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...A Flood Warning continues for the following rivers and streams in
Indiana...

  Big Blue River...Driftwood River...East Fork White River...Eel
  River...Flatrock River...Muscatatuck River...Tippecanoe River...
  Wabash River...White River...Wildcat Creek...Youngs Creek...


.Extensive river flooding will develop in central and southern
Indiana this weekend and continue through much of next week.  Near
major to major flooding is possible in some areas of southern
Indiana. Flooding may exceed levels seen in early May 2017 by 1 to
2 feet in some areas.  Flood crests along the Wabash River from
Montezuma to Vincennes will be lower than those of April 2013.

Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches fell in southern Indiana since Thursday
morning.  Rainfall totals since February 14 now stand at 2 to more
than 6 inches in central and southern Indiana.The heaviest rain has
fallen in southern Indiana along the Ohio River.

An additional 2 to more than 4 inches will fall in central and
southern Indiana by late Sunday morning.  Much of this rain will fall
Friday night and again on Saturday night.

Extensive flooding will develop quickly during the weekend and
continue through next week.  High water will close numerous state and
local roads and possibly affect residential areas. Sharp river rises
are possible during the weekend.

Heavy rainfall is not expected in northern Indiana.  Rivers and
streams in the upper Wabash River Basin have crested and will
slowly recede through the weekend.

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.



INC057-097-241703-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0057.180225T1600Z-180227T2024Z/
/NBLI3.1.ER.180225T1600Z.180226T1200Z.180227T0824Z.NO/
1204 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Noblesville.
* from Sunday morning to Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Sunday morning and
  continue to rise to near 16.3 feet by Monday morning.  The river
  will fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* At 16.2 feet...Flooding begins in the Trails End area of E 116th
  Street.  The lowest house in the area has one foot of water in its
  basement.  Another resident has two feet of water in his garage.
  Flooding along River Road in rural Carmel.  Some residents south of
  E 116th Street along River Drive East must park vehicles on high
  ground.

&&

LAT...LON 4011 8596 4008 8597 3995 8605 3996 8607
      4006 8602 4013 8598

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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1204 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...A Flood Warning continues for the following rivers and streams in
Indiana...

  Big Blue River...Driftwood River...East Fork White River...Eel
  River...Flatrock River...Muscatatuck River...Tippecanoe River...
  Wabash River...White River...Wildcat Creek...Youngs Creek...


.Extensive river flooding will develop in central and southern
Indiana this weekend and continue through much of next week.  Near
major to major flooding is possible in some areas of southern
Indiana. Flooding may exceed levels seen in early May 2017 by 1 to
2 feet in some areas.  Flood crests along the Wabash River from
Montezuma to Vincennes will be lower than those of April 2013.

Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches fell in southern Indiana since Thursday
morning.  Rainfall totals since February 14 now stand at 2 to more
than 6 inches in central and southern Indiana.The heaviest rain has
fallen in southern Indiana along the Ohio River.

An additional 2 to more than 4 inches will fall in central and
southern Indiana by late Sunday morning.  Much of this rain will fall
Friday night and again on Saturday night.

Extensive flooding will develop quickly during the weekend and
continue through next week.  High water will close numerous state and
local roads and possibly affect residential areas. Sharp river rises
are possible during the weekend.

Heavy rainfall is not expected in northern Indiana.  Rivers and
streams in the upper Wabash River Basin have crested and will
slowly recede through the weekend.

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.



INC097-109-241703-
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/NORI3.1.ER.180225T2040Z.180226T1200Z.180227T1800Z.NO/
1204 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River near Nora.
* from Sunday afternoon to late Tuesday night.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 13.1 feet by Monday morning.  The river will fall
  below flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon.
* At 12.5 feet...East 77th Street near Mystic Bay begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3995 8605 3992 8607 3991 8609 3991 8611
      3992 8609 3996 8607

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
441 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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Putnam-Hendricks-Marion-Hancock-Henry-Vigo-Clay-Owen-Morgan-Johnson-
Shelby-Rush-Sullivan-Greene-Knox-
Including the cities of Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Shelbyville,
and Vincennes
441 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Areas of low land flooding will occur on area creeks and
streams.

Hazards: Low land flooding.

Timing: Flooding will be on going.

Discussion: Recent heavy rains will cause areas of low land flooding
to occur.

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

Outlook: Heavy rainfall will return at times Saturday and Saturday
night. Ongoing flooding may become significant as a result of this
rainfall. Scattered thunderstorms are possible Saturday and Saturday
night. A few strong thunderstorms are possible late Saturday night
with a cold front...south of Interstate 70. Gusty winds...lightning
and heavy rain will be the main threat from these storms.

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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected...but there is a chance of a few
strong storms Saturday night.  Spotters are encouraged to report
rainfall totals and observed flooding over the next few days.


&&

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

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