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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1037 PM EDT Tue Mar 28 2023

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

  East Fork White River near Bedford, Rivervale, Shoals, Williams,
  and Seymour.

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

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

  White River at Elliston and Spencer.

.Significant rainfall of 2 to nearly 5 inches a week and a half ago
has resulted in widespread lowland flooding along the Wabash, White,
and East Fork White Rivers. Moderate flooding is occurring near
Elliston on
the White River and will soon develop on the lower reaches of the
White River, and is expected to develop on the lower reaches of the
Wabash River.

The crests on the main stem rivers are in the following locations as
of Tuesday night. On the Wabash, near Montezuma, on the White, near
Elliston, and along the East Fork White, approaching Rivervale.

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. Rain late in the week could extend flooding
further in time as well.


Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Additional information is available at

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


1037 PM EDT Tue Mar 28 2023


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

* WHERE...White River at Spencer.

* WHEN...Until early Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...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.

  - At 9:30 PM EDT Tuesday the stage was 15.7 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 9:30 PM EDT Tuesday was 16.8 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    early tomorrow afternoon and continue falling to 6.2 feet
    Sunday evening.
  - Flood stage is 14.0 feet.


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


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