Weather Alerts for Greene Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

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

Areas Affected:
Greene - Monroe - Owen
Effective: Fri, 2/23 11:30am Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 2/23 12:30pm 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.
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Spencer.
* until further notice.
* At 10:30 AM Friday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.3 feet by
Tuesday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At 20.0 feet...Hyden Road, Fifth Avenue, and west side of Cooper
Street in southern Spencer begin to flood.
&&

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

Areas Affected:
Clay - Greene
Effective: Sat, 2/24 11:00pm Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 2/26 8:05pm 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 Eel River at Bowling Green.
* from Saturday evening to Monday evening.
* At 10:30 AM Friday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
continue to rise to near 18.3 feet by Sunday morning.  The river
will fall below flood stage by Monday morning.
* At 18.0 feet...Typical high water after heavy rains.  This causes
extensive flooding of bottomlands and floods many county roads.
Persons living in river cabins are inconvenienced.  Campers must
move from low ground. Poland-Bowling Green road is impassable.
&&

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

Areas Affected:
Daviess - Greene - Knox
Effective: Thu, 2/22 11:13pm Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 3/3 10:00pm 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 Newberry.
* until Saturday March 03.
* At 10:30 PM Thursday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.4 feet by
Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage late
Saturday morning.
* At 19.0 feet...Extensive agricultural flooding is in progress.  Some
state and county roads flood.  County Road 600 W just north of
river flooded by possibly more than two feet of water for a
considerable distance in Mary Long Cutoff Area.  County Roads 900 W
and 750 S begin to flood in Greene County.
&&

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

Areas Affected:
Daviess - Greene - Knox
Effective: Thu, 2/22 11:13pm Updated: Fri, 2/23 11:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 3/4 3:00pm 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 Elliston.
* until Sunday March 04.
* At 8:00 AM Thursday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.4 feet by
Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
morning.
* At 26.0 feet...Shawnee Airfield floods as flood waters begin to get
into the hangar.  Relocation of livestock may be necessary.
&&

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
GREENE 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.