Weather Alerts for Morgan Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

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

Areas Affected:
Monroe - Morgan - Owen
Effective: Thu, 2/22 11:13pm Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 3/1 1:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following rivers and
creeks in Indiana...
Driftwood River...East Fork White River...Flatrock River...
Mississinewa River...Muscatatuck River...Tippecanoe River...Wabash
River...White River...Wildcat Creek...Youngs Creek...
.Extensive river flooding will develop in western and southern
Indiana this weekend and continue through much of next week.  Near
major to major flooding is possible in southwest Indiana.  Flooding
will exceed levels seen in early May 2017 in some areas.  High water
along the Wabash River from Lafayette to Vincennes will be lower
than crests seen in April 2013.
Early Thursday afternoon...the Tippecanoe and Vermilion Rivers in
northern and western Indiana were at or near major flood levels. The
Tippecanoe River was at it highest level since March 2009 and the
Vermilion River the highest since its record flood of April 1994.
Both rivers will slowly recede through the weekend.  Flood levels
along the Wabash River from Lafayette to Vincennes will remain below
those of the April 2013 large flood.
Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches fell in much of central and southern
Indiana since Wednesday morning.  Rainfall totals for the last week
now stand at 2 to 5 inches for much of central and southern Indiana.
The heaviest rain has fallen in southern Indiana along the Ohio
River. An additional 2 to more than 4 inches will fall in southern
Indiana by late Sunday morning.  Much of this rain will fall from
Friday night through Saturday night.
Extensive flooding will develop quickly in southern Indiana during
the weekend and continue through next week.  High water will close
numerous state and local roads and possibly affect residential areas.
Sharp river rises are possible during the weekend.
Rainfall in northern Indiana will be considerably less with an
inch or less expected through Sunday.  This will allow rivers and
streams in the upper portion of the Wabash River Basin to slowly
recede through Monday...February 27.  Rainfall in northwest and
north central Indiana totaled 4 to 8 inches since Monday.
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 below Eagle Valley Power Plant.
* until Thursday March 01.
* Flood stage is 603.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 605.5
feet early Sunday morning.
* At 607.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural lands.  Blue
Bluff and Paragon Roads are impassable.  Flood waters affect a few
homes in Waverly.
&&

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

Areas Affected:
Monroe - Morgan - Owen
Effective: Thu, 2/22 11:13pm Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 2/23 11:12pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following rivers and
creeks in Indiana...
Driftwood River...East Fork White River...Flatrock River...
Mississinewa River...Muscatatuck River...Tippecanoe River...Wabash
River...White River...Wildcat Creek...Youngs Creek...
.Extensive river flooding will develop in western and southern
Indiana this weekend and continue through much of next week.  Near
major to major flooding is possible in southwest Indiana.  Flooding
will exceed levels seen in early May 2017 in some areas.  High water
along the Wabash River from Lafayette to Vincennes will be lower
than crests seen in April 2013.
Early Thursday afternoon...the Tippecanoe and Vermilion Rivers in
northern and western Indiana were at or near major flood levels. The
Tippecanoe River was at it highest level since March 2009 and the
Vermilion River the highest since its record flood of April 1994.
Both rivers will slowly recede through the weekend.  Flood levels
along the Wabash River from Lafayette to Vincennes will remain below
those of the April 2013 large flood.
Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches fell in much of central and southern
Indiana since Wednesday morning.  Rainfall totals for the last week
now stand at 2 to 5 inches for much of central and southern Indiana.
The heaviest rain has fallen in southern Indiana along the Ohio
River. An additional 2 to more than 4 inches will fall in southern
Indiana by late Sunday morning.  Much of this rain will fall from
Friday night through Saturday night.
Extensive flooding will develop quickly in southern Indiana during
the weekend and continue through next week.  High water will close
numerous state and local roads and possibly affect residential areas.
Sharp river rises are possible during the weekend.
Rainfall in northern Indiana will be considerably less with an
inch or less expected through Sunday.  This will allow rivers and
streams in the upper portion of the Wabash River Basin to slowly
recede through Monday...February 27.  Rainfall in northwest and
north central Indiana totaled 4 to 8 inches since Monday.
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 near Centerton.
* until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 14.8 feet by early Sunday morning.
* At 15.3 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural lands.  Blue Bluff
and Paragon Roads are impassable.  Flood waters affect a few homes
in Waverly.
&&

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

Areas Affected:
Marion - Morgan
Effective: Sun, 2/25 3:40pm Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 2/28 1:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in central and southern Indiana...
Eel River...White River...Muscatatuck River...Big Blue River...
.Extensive river flooding will develop in central and southern
Indiana this weekend and continue through much of next week.  Near
major to major flooding is possible in some areas of southern
Indiana. Flooding may exceed levels seen in early May 2017 by 1 to
2 feet.
Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches fell in southern Indiana since Thursday
morning.  Rainfall totals since February 14 now stand at 2 to more
than 6 inches in central and southern Indiana.The heaviest rain has
fallen in southern Indiana along the Ohio River.
An additional 2 to more than 4 inches will fall in central and
southern Indiana by late Sunday morning.  Much of this rain will fall
Friday night and again on Saturday night.
Extensive flooding will develop quickly during the weekend and
continue through next week.  High water will close numerous state and
local roads and possibly affect residential areas. Sharp river rises
are possible during the weekend.
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 National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the White River near Nora.
* from Sunday afternoon to late Tuesday night.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 13.1 feet by Monday morning.  The river will fall
below flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon.
* At 12.5 feet...East 77th Street near Mystic Bay begins to flood.
&&

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

Areas Affected:
Marion - Morgan
Effective: Thu, 2/22 11:13pm Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 2/27 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following rivers and
creeks in Indiana...
Driftwood River...East Fork White River...Flatrock River...
Mississinewa River...Muscatatuck River...Tippecanoe River...Wabash
River...White River...Wildcat Creek...Youngs Creek...
.Extensive river flooding will develop in western and southern
Indiana this weekend and continue through much of next week.  Near
major to major flooding is possible in southwest Indiana.  Flooding
will exceed levels seen in early May 2017 in some areas.  High water
along the Wabash River from Lafayette to Vincennes will be lower
than crests seen in April 2013.
Early Thursday afternoon...the Tippecanoe and Vermilion Rivers in
northern and western Indiana were at or near major flood levels. The
Tippecanoe River was at it highest level since March 2009 and the
Vermilion River the highest since its record flood of April 1994.
Both rivers will slowly recede through the weekend.  Flood levels
along the Wabash River from Lafayette to Vincennes will remain below
those of the April 2013 large flood.
Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches fell in much of central and southern
Indiana since Wednesday morning.  Rainfall totals for the last week
now stand at 2 to 5 inches for much of central and southern Indiana.
The heaviest rain has fallen in southern Indiana along the Ohio
River. An additional 2 to more than 4 inches will fall in southern
Indiana by late Sunday morning.  Much of this rain will fall from
Friday night through Saturday night.
Extensive flooding will develop quickly in southern Indiana during
the weekend and continue through next week.  High water will close
numerous state and local roads and possibly affect residential areas.
Sharp river rises are possible during the weekend.
Rainfall in northern Indiana will be considerably less with an
inch or less expected through Sunday.  This will allow rivers and
streams in the upper portion of the Wabash River Basin to slowly
recede through Monday...February 27.  Rainfall in northwest and
north central Indiana totaled 4 to 8 inches since Monday.
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 Ravenswood.
* until Tuesday evening.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 6.9
feet Monday early afternoon.
* At 7.0 feet...Water surrounds homes in River Edge Estates.  A few
streets flood in Ravenswood.
&&

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
MORGAN CO.

Areas Affected:
Bartholomew - Brown - Clay - Daviess - Decatur - Greene - Hancock - Hendricks - Henry - Jackson - Jennings - Johnson - Knox - Lawrence - Marion - Martin - Monroe - Morgan - Owen - Putnam - Rush - Shelby - Sullivan - Vigo
Effective: Fri, 2/23 11:26am Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Future
Expires: Sat, 2/24 6:30am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south
central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and
west central Indiana, including the following areas, in
central Indiana, Bartholomew, Decatur, Hancock, Hendricks,
Johnson, Marion, Morgan, Rush, and Shelby. In east central
Indiana, Henry. In south central Indiana, Brown, Jackson,
Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast Indiana, Jennings. In
southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, and
Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay, Owen, Putnam, and
Vigo.
* Through Sunday morning
* Rainfall of 2 to 3 inches is expected through Sunday morning,
in areas that have already received as much as 4 inches of
rainfall in the last week. This will likely worsen flooding on
area waterways and lead to flooding of other streams, low lying
areas, and poor drainage areas.

Information:
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.