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Flood Warnings Continue For Listening Area
Updated December 23, 2013 6:59 AM | Filed under: Weather
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(UNDATED) - A flood warning continues for portions of the following rivers:

Big Blue River, Buck Creek, Driftwood River, East Fork White River, Eel River, Fall Creek, Flatrock River, Haw Creek, Mill Creek, Mississinewa River, Muscatatuck River, Sugar Creek, Wabash River, White River, Wildcat Creek, and Youngs Creek.

Widespread flooding continued in much of central and southern Indiana on Sunday afternoon. Flooding ranged from minor to near major levels.

Since Friday evening: rainfall of 2 to nearly 7 inches had fallen in much of the area south of a line from Danville
Illinois to Angola Indiana. Little precipitation is expected this coming week.

River flooding along the East Fork of White River, Mississinewa River and the very upper portions of the White River will be the highest since the spring of 2011.

Flooding in the remaining areas will be the highest since April 2013.

Extensive to significant flooding will occur along much of the White, East Fork White, Eel and lower Wabash Rivers.
Only lowland flooding will occur along the Wabash River from Lafayette to Vincennes.

Flooding will last from about a day on very small streams to more than a week in southwest Indiana.

Flood crests will occur at most locations by Christmas including in much of southern Indiana.

However, extensive flooding will recede rather quickly in central Indiana but persist in southern Indiana through January 30.

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.



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