Flood warning update for Randolph County (1-1-19)

Last updated by Lead Weather Forecaster - Devontae Jackson

Flood Warning for Randolph County until further notice. (1-1-19)

The National Weather Service has allowed this alert to expire.

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis, IN has issued a flood warning for Randolph County.

The NWS in Indianapolis, IN says “1144 AM EST Tue Jan 1 2019 …A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways in Indiana… Big Blue River…Driftwood River…East Fork White River…Eel River…Flatrock River…Mississinewa River…Wabash River…White River…Wildcat Creek…Youngs Creek… .Flooding has developed and will continue along rivers in central and southern Indiana. River levels may approach those experienced during recent times in a few areas. The Wabash is expected to crest at Lafayette on Wednesday, the White should crest at Muncie and Anderson today, and the East Fork White is expected to crest at Columbus and Seymour on Wednesday. The crests will then move downstream in the following days. Rain of up to an inch and a half, and locally higher amounts, across Indiana has lead to a rise in river levels. The next round of precipitation is not expected until Friday, which should give the rivers some time to fall. Flooding will affect some local and state roads, agricultural land, and some river parks and/or cabins. 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. INC035-135-021643- /O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0328.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /RIDI3.2.ER.181231T2121Z.190101T0745Z.000000T0000Z.UU/ 1144 AM EST Tue Jan 1 2019 The Flood Warning continues for The Mississinewa River near Ridgeville. * until further notice. * At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.6 feet. * Flood stage is 10.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast…It will continue to fall. * At 13.0 feet…Significant flooding of Mississinewa River in northern Randolph County. Water is likely on SR 1 just south of SR 28. West CR 825 N east of SR 1 and West River Road west of SR 1 and possibly other county roads are flooded. Little League field in Ridgeville is flooded. Noticeable agricultural flooding in progress. &&”

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Author: Lead Weather Forecaster - Devontae Jackson

Hello everyone, I am the founder and lead weather forecaster for The Greater Dayton Weather Post! I am a learning meteorologist, weather enthusiast, and weather photographer!

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