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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
339 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

Including the cities of Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie,
Indianapolis, Terre Haute, and Shelbyville
339 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook:  A SLIGHT RISK for severe storms
is in effect for this afternoon and tonight.

Timing: 300 PM until midnight.

Hazards: Lightning...large hail...damaging isolated
tornado possible.

Discussion: A Warm front will push north across Central Indiana
Today. The front along with warm and moist air arriving will result
in showers and storms. Some storms could become severe.

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

Outlook: Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected
from Friday through the weekend. Isolated severe storms cannot be
ruled out Saturday through Sunday night. There will be a threat for
heavy rainfall and flash flooding over the weekend, as well as
widespread river flooding into next week.

Discussion: A very active weekend is expected with multiple rounds of
showers and storms thanks to a large area of low pressure that will
develop and move through the region.


Spotter activation may be needed at times this weekend, especially


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


Hydrologic Outlook


924 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...River flooding possible in central and southern Indiana...

Widespread river flooding may develop during the coming days
in central and southern Indiana. At this time it is uncertain
the degree of flooding that will occur.

Heavy rainfall of 3 to 5 inches is expected from Friday night
through Monday morning in central and southern Indiana.  As a
result significant to near major flooding is possible in some areas
with widespread lowland river flooding likely during the first week
of May. Flood crests could be the highest experienced since April
2013 in portions of west central Indiana and the highest since
December 2015 and early January 2016 in other areas.

Significant river flooding impacts numerous local and state
roads...extensive agricultural lands and some residential areas.

Person in flood prone areas should monitor weather and river
conditions through at least Monday.  Significant flooding is a
possibility...not a certainty.  Flood watches and warnings will be
issued as necessary.

For detailed flood information go to on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.


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