Weather Alerts for Lawrence Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
LAWRENCE CO.

Areas Affected:
Lawrence - Martin
Effective: Tue, 6/25 11:15am Updated: Tue, 6/25 3:54pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/27 2:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Widespread flooding continues across southern Indiana as a result
of several periods of rain over the last two weeks. Some areas have
seen rainfall amounts in excess of 10 inches.
Moderate flooding is ongoing or expected for the lower portions of
the Wabash, White, and East Fork White rivers through the middle of
the week with minor flooding continuing into next week.
Less than half an inch of rain is expected through this weekend
with most areas staying dry. This will allow rivers to
continue to recede.
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.
The Flood Warning continues for
The East Fork White River near Bedford.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It is forecast to crest at 22.9 feet this afternoon and
will fall below flood stage by late Wednesday night.
* At 23.0 feet...Almost all county roads are impassible in the East
Fork White flood plain.  State Road 37/U.S. Highway 50 is likely
the only road open across flood plain in Lawrence County.
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River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
LAWRENCE CO.

Areas Affected:
Lawrence - Martin
Effective: Tue, 6/25 11:15am Updated: Tue, 6/25 3:54pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/27 5:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Widespread flooding continues across southern Indiana as a result
of several periods of rain over the last two weeks. Some areas have
seen rainfall amounts in excess of 10 inches.
Moderate flooding is ongoing or expected for the lower portions of
the Wabash, White, and East Fork White rivers through the middle of
the week with minor flooding continuing into next week.
Less than half an inch of rain is expected through this weekend
with most areas staying dry. This will allow rivers to
continue to recede.
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.
The Flood Warning continues for
The East Fork White River at Williams.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by late
Wednesday night.
* At 10.0 feet...State Road 450 near Williams and County Road 400
South closed by high water.  Lowest campground begins to flood.
Additional agricultural flooding occurs.
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River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
LAWRENCE CO.

Areas Affected:
Lawrence - Martin
Effective: Tue, 6/25 11:15am Updated: Tue, 6/25 3:54pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 6/29 4:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Widespread flooding continues across southern Indiana as a result
of several periods of rain over the last two weeks. Some areas have
seen rainfall amounts in excess of 10 inches.
Moderate flooding is ongoing or expected for the lower portions of
the Wabash, White, and East Fork White rivers through the middle of
the week with minor flooding continuing into next week.
Less than half an inch of rain is expected through this weekend
with most areas staying dry. This will allow rivers to
continue to recede.
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.
The Flood Warning continues for
The East Fork White River near Rivervale.
* until late Friday night.
* At 10:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Friday
afternoon.
* At 25.0 feet...During the late March 2008 flood, the Bedford Times
reported the following County Roads still under water; River Road,
entire Road; Bartlettsville Road, by the bridge and in the bottoms;
Judah-Logan Road, by the bridge; Logan Bottoms, the gravel part;
Donica Church Road, between Logan Bottom and the hill; Peerless
Road, by Mica Metals; Little Salt Creek Run; Stumphole Bridge Road,
near Indiana State Road 450; Huron-Williams Road; Lawrenceport
Road; Rivervale Road and Earl Road.
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