Weather Alerts for Owen Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

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

Areas Affected:
Greene - Monroe - Owen
Effective: Sun, 4/21 10:29am Updated: Sun, 4/21 2:56pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 4/26 10:15am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
Driftwood River...East Fork White River...Flatrock River...
Mississinewa River...Wabash River...White River...
.Lowland flooding has developed and will continue to develop across
many area rivers and streams across Indiana. Approximately 2 to 3
plus inches of rain have fallen across portions of central Indiana
since Thursday morning, with locally higher amounts. Rain has ended
across the area with dry weather expected until Tuesday. Flooding
along smaller creeks and streams will end by tomorrow with the
larger rivers remaining in flood through the rest of the week.
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 White River at Spencer.
* until Friday morning.
* At  9:30 AM Sunday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will rise to near 15.5 feet by late Tuesday night
then begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Thursday
evening.
* 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.
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