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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
525 AM EST Tue Feb 28 2017

Including the cities of Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo,
Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie, Indianapolis, Terre Haute,
Shelbyville, Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour
525 AM EST Tue Feb 28 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Enhanced Risk for severe weather for all of central Indiana.

Hazards: Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, large hail, and heavy

Timing: Severe threat after 10 pm tonight.

Discussion: Thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon, but the
severe threat will not be until tonight when a frontal system with
strong dynamics enters the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Outlook: There is a Slight Risk of severe weather for the far
southeast counties on Wednesday. Damaging winds, large hail, and
isolated tornadoes are possible along with cloud to ground lightning
and brief heavy rain. There is also a Marginal Risk for severe
weather on Wednesday over areas south of a Carlisle to Indianapolis
to Muncie line.

Snow showers may mix in across northeastern parts of central Indiana
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights. A minor snow accumulation
can not be ruled out.

Discussion: A cold front will move east across the area on
Wednesday. This will bring unsettled weather to the area with mild
temperatures becoming seasonable on Thursday. A clipper system will
move through Thursday night bringing rain and snow showers to the
area. Finally, high pressure will keep it dry through the weekend.


Spotter activation may be needed Tuesday night and Wednesday.


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


Flood Warning

1004 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Flood
Warning for portions of the following rivers in western and southern

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

.Lowland flooding will develop along rivers in western and southern
Indiana. Significant flooding is not expected. Flooding will affect
some local and state roads...low agricultural land and some river
parks. Flooding will begin by Wednesday.

Rainfall of up to 0.75 inches has already fallen in southeast Indiana.
Additional rains from 0.50 in north-central Indiana to 1.50 inches in
southeast Indiana is expected by Wednesday afternoon. Flooding will
not be as extensive as experienced in January.

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.

1004 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the East Fork White River at Seymour.
* from late Friday night to Saturday evening.
* At  8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 3.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
  Saturday morning.
* At 12.0 feet...Significant agricultural lands begins to flood.  High
  water affects some local roads.


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