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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1016 PM EDT Sun Mar 26 2023

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana...

  White River at Edwardsport, Newberry, Elliston, Spencer, Hazleton,
  and Petersburg.

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in

  White River at Anderson.

.Significant rainfall of 2 to nearly 5 inches last week has resulted
in widespread lowland flooding along the Wabash, White, and East
Fork White Rivers, along with several smaller tributaries. Moderate
flooding is occurring on a small portion of the East Fork White
River, and is expected to develop in the coming days on the lower
reaches of the White and Wabash Rivers. Water continues to rise in
many locations.

The crests on the main stem rivers are in the following locations
currently. On the Wabash, near Lafayette. On the White, near
Spencer, and along the East Fork White, between Seymour and
Rivervale. Most smaller tributaries are past crest and falling.

Flooding will likely last for a week or more in some areas,
particularly in southwest Indiana along the lower reaches of the
main stem rivers.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Additional information is available at

This statement will be updated within the next 12 to 24 hours.


1016 PM EDT Sun Mar 26 2023


* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...White River at Spencer.

* WHEN...Until late Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 19.0 feet, Road south of river gage begins to flood.
  Gosport Road closes. Extensive agricultural flooding is in
  progress. Moon Road in very rural northwest Monroe County is
  extensively flooded.

  - At 8:30 PM EDT Sunday the stage was 18.7 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 8:30 PM EDT Sunday was 18.7 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    late Tuesday evening and continue falling to 5.6 feet Friday
  - Flood stage is 14.0 feet.


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


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