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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
339 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

Including the cities of Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo,
Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie, Indianapolis, Terre Haute,
Shelbyville, Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour
339 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Outlook: Flooding will continue along rivers...creeks and streams.

Hazards: Flooding.

Timing: Ongoing.

Discussion: High pressure will provide quiet weather. High water from
recent rains will continue.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Flooding will continue along rivers...creeks and streams
for much of this week.

Discussion: There will be chances for rain mid to late week as low
pressure moves to the southern Great Lakes. High water from recent
rains will continue.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.


More information, along with other weather, hydrological and climate
information can be found at


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
252 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

  Big Blue River...Buck Creek...Driftwood River...East Fork White
  River...Eel River...Flatrock River...Mill Creek...Mississinewa
  River...Muscatatuck River...Sugar Creek...Tippecanoe River...Wabash
  River...White River...Youngs Creek...

.Extensive river flooding continues across central and southern
Indiana and will continue through much of the week. Major
or near major flooding is possible in some areas of southern Indiana
along the Wabash River. Flooding may exceed levels seen in early May
2017 by 1 to 2 feet in some areas. River levels along the White
River are expected to reach the moderate flood stage from Elliston

Rainfall of 3 to 6 inches fell in the NWS Indianapolis area of
responsibility over the past seven days ending at 7 AM this
Sunday morning. The state as a whole over the same period has seen
as much as eight plus inches of rainfall, predominately in far
southern Indiana. Rainfall over the state is 2 to 6 plus inches
above normal.

As of late Sunday morning, the crest along the Wabash River was just
past Montezuma. It should reach the Terre Haute area by Monday
evening, then Riverton Tuesday night. River levels along the
White River were rising at nearly all locations from Anderson

High water will close numerous state and local roads and possibly
affect residential areas. Flooding is expected to last into at
least the second week of March along the lower reaches of the Wabash
and White Rivers. Dry weather is in store today and Monday followed
rain chances Tuesday night through Thursday night.

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.

252 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Blue River at Carthage.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 1:45 PM Sunday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow morning.
* At 8.5 feet...Water surrounds a few homes in Carthage and is in
  yards in the southern outskirts of Knightstown and extreme eastern


LAT...LON 3980 8547 3967 8564 3951 8574 3954 8580
      3971 8573 3982 8553


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