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The National Weather Service in Indianapolis, IN has issued a flood warning for Randolph County in Indiana. The NES in Indianapolis says “…The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Flood
Warning for portions of the following waterway in eastern Indiana
.Brief lowland flooding is possible along the Mississinewa River
near Ridgeville. Flooding is expected to begin in the next couple
of hours and end by late tonight. Additional rainfall later today
could lead to another brief rise above flood stage.
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 weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.
433 PM EST Sat Dec 1 2018
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Mississinewa River near Ridgeville.
* until late tonight.
* At 4:00 PM Saturday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 10.4 feet by this evening. It will fall below flood
stage by this evening.
* At 10.0 feet…Mississinewa River banks about one mile east of
Ridgeville and in other areas begin to overflow at this level.”