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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
414 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Including the cities of Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo,
Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie, Indianapolis, Terre Haute,
Shelbyville, Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour
414 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Flooding near some watercourses. Otherwise no hazardous

Hazards: High water.

Timing: Flooding through the period.

Discussion: High pressure will bring drier, cooler, weather. Water
from heavy rain yesterday will need time to move downstream.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible Monday and Monday night, and
again Wednesday night into Friday. It is too early to say if any
will be severe.

Flooding will gradually abate.

Discussion: Although cold fronts may trigger some storms, high
pressure should cause dry weather most of the time.


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
720 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

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

  Big Blue River...Deer Creek...East Fork White River...Fall Creek...
  Mississinewa River...Muscatatuck River...Wabash River...White

.Lowland flooding has begun along the White River in the vicinity
of Anderson and the Wabash near Lafayette.  Flooding will continue
to spread downstream through the weekend and early next week.
Flooding  is also ongoing along smaller streams and rivers across
Central Indiana.

Significant flooding is not expected. Flooding will affect
parks, campgrounds, agricultural land, and some local and state
roads.  Flooding of one to four feet above flood stage is expected.

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.

720 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Blue River at Carthage.
* until late tonight.
* At  6:45 AM Saturday the stage was 8.9 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
  this evening.
* At 8.5 feet...A frequent high water level.  This occurs about two or
  three times a year.  Local roads near the Big Blue River flood.
  Water level enters dog houses in southern Carthage and affects used
  auto parts yard in Carthage.


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


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