Weather Alerts for Monroe Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Greene - Monroe - Owen
Effective: Thu, 1/24 6:40pm Updated: Mon, 1/21 6:55pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 1/22 11:13am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Recent precipitation has brought rises to area waterways,
particularly in the southern half of Indiana where it was both
heaviest and mainly in the form of rain.  A cold snap behind the
weekend`s storm system is helping to freeze some of the runoff.
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 White River at Spencer.
* from Thursday evening until further notice.
* At 10:30 AM Monday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and continue
to rise to near 14.4 feet by late Thursday night and will rise
later to 14.6 by Saturday morning.
* At 14.0 feet...Lowland flooding begins in the Spencer and Gosport
areas.  The river begins to backup Rattlesnake, Fall, McCormicks,
Limestone, Big, and Bean Blossom Creeks.  Spencer Public Access
site begins to flood.