Weather Alerts for Lawrence Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Jackson - Lawrence - Washington
Effective: Sun, 12/16 4:54am Updated: Sun, 12/16 10:11am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 12/19 5:17am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...Youngs Creek...
.Lowland flooding will begin to develop during the rest of the
weekend in southern Indiana along the East Fork White, White, and
Wabash Rivers...and on Youngs Creek in central a
result of rainfall that was most concentrated in southern Indiana.
Radar estimates as of this evening indicate 1 to 2 inches fell, with
isolated amounts around 3 inches.  Significant flooding is not
expected.  Flood crests are expected to be up to four feet above
flood stage and not end until as late as Saturday, December 22.
Flooding will affect some local and state roads, agricultural
land, and some river parks and/or cabins.
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.
The Flood Warning continues for
The East Fork White River at Seymour.
* from late tonight to late Tuesday night.
* At  9:45 PM Saturday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late tonight and continue to
rise to near 14.9 feet by Sunday evening.  It will fall below flood
stage by Tuesday afternoon.
* At 15.0 feet...Lowland agricultural flooding in progress.  County
road 725 N (near Rockford) floods.  Indiana 258 east of Cortland
may flood.  On December 8 2014...about an inch of water flowed over
Reddington Street near the East Fork White River Bridge as the
river crested.