Flood Warning

WGUS43 KIND 040251 FLWIND Flood Warning National Weather Service Indianapolis IN 1051 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018
…The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has upgraded the flood category from Minor to Moderate severity for the following rivers and/or creeks in Indiana…
Big Blue River at Carthage Flatrock River at Saint Paul Sugar Creek at New Palestine
.Significant flooding has developed along Big Blue River at Carthage, Flatrock River at Saint Paul, and Sugar Creek at New Palestine. The rivers are expected to crest tonight near 10 to 11 feet. Tuesday had very heavy rainfall which will continue to create problems across central and southern Indiana. Rain is expected to be pushed out of the area overnight.
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.

INC065-139-145-041451- /O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0142.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /CARI3.2.ER.180403T1656Z.180404T0900Z.000000T0000Z.NO/ 1051 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018
…Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity… The Flood Warning continues for The Big Blue River at Carthage. * until further notice. * At Tue 09:45 PM the stage was 9.6 feet. * Flood stage is 7.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 11.0 feet by late tonight then begin falling to feet . * At 11.0 feet…Many local roads flood and are impassable to most vehicles.
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LAT…LON 3980 8547 3967 8564 3951 8574 3954 8580 3971 8573 3982 8553
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INC031-041450- /O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0139.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /STPI3.2.ER.180403T1203Z.180404T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/ 1051 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018
…Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity… The Flood Warning continues for The Flatrock River at Saint Paul. * until further notice. * At Tue 09:45 PM the stage was 9.8 feet. * Flood stage is 6.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 10.6 feet by late tonight then begin falling to feet . * At 12.0 feet…Significant flooding in progress along the Flatrock River. Local river roads are flooded with possibly a few residential areas affected.
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LAT…LON 3941 8555 3938 8575 3935 8583 3935 8589 3939 8584 3944 8557
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INC059-041450- /O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0140.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /NPLI3.2.ER.180403T1837Z.180404T0800Z.000000T0000Z.NR/ 1051 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018
…Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity… The Flood Warning continues for The Sugar Creek at New Palestine. * until further notice. * At Tue 09:45 PM the stage was 9.4 feet. * Flood stage is 8.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 10.2 feet by late tonight then begin falling to feet . * At 9.5 feet…Extensive lowland flooding in progress along Sugar Creek in New Palestine area. Local river roads closed by high water. Flooding of some residential property and backyards begins.
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LAT…LON 3978 8583 3961 8591 3961 8595 3979 8586
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