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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1131 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

  East Fork White River...Muscatatuck River...Wabash River...White
  River...


.Widespread lowland flooding continued along the main rivers in
western and southern Indiana.  River levels ranged from near flood
stage in the Vincennes, Bedford and Shoals areas to more than 8 foot
above flood stage in the Montezuma area.  Late Tuesday morning, the
crest on the Wabash River was at Terre Haute, on the White River near
Edwardsport and on the East Fork White River approaching Bedford.
All river locations in western and southern Indiana will crest by
Sunday.

Flooding closed SR 235 just east of Medora and SR 358 between
Plainville and Edwardsport and was near SR 450 just east of Williams.
Several local river roads were flooded by a foot or more of water.
River flooding also affected extensive bottomlands and local river
parks.

River flooding ended in central Indiana during the past weekend and
will end along the East Fork White River by this weekend. In
southwest Indiana and much of western Indiana, flooding will continue
along the White and Wabash Rivers into next week. Most of the area
will fall below flood stage by Groundhogs Day.


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.



INC055-105-119-251042-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-170125T1042Z/
/SPNI3.1.ER.170120T2141Z.170122T1300Z.170124T2242Z.NO/
1131 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Spencer.
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.
* At 10:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* At 15.5 feet...Gosport Road, also known as County Line Road in Owen
  County, begins to flood on north side of river.  Romona Road west
  of Gosport begins to flood.  Flooding of low agricultural land is
  noticeable.

&&

LAT...LON 3936 8666 3933 8674 3913 8696 3911 8692
      3928 8675 3934 8665

$$



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