Last Updated 1 year by Devontae Jackson
The National Weather Service has allowed this alert to expire.
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis, IN has issued a flood warning. This flood warning has been issued for Randolph County.
The NWS in Indianapolis, IN says “…A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
Mississinewa River…Wabash River…White River…
.Lowland flooding began on the Wabash River late this Sunday
morning at Riverton in southwest Indiana. Lowland flooding will
develop this week along much of the rest of the river as well as on
the White River south of Indianapolis. Brief flooding on
the Mississinewa in the vicinity of Ridgeville is
expected today. Smaller rivers and creeks may also go
into flood briefly through Sunday night. Significant flooding is
not expected on any central and southern Indiana area rivers.
Rainfall from two separate storm systems is the cause of the
flooding. System number one was this past Thursday night and
Friday morning with up to 1.75 inches, heaviest from southwestern
Indiana to north central Indiana. System two, currently moving
through, brought as much as 1.70 inches of rain through 1 PM EDT,
heaviest from southwest Indiana to the Indianapolis area. Up to
three tenths of an inch more of rain is expected between 1 PM and
when it ends Sunday evening.
Dry weather is forecast for Monday and Tuesday, a negligible amount
of rain Wednesday morning, then potentially substantial rainfall
Wednesday night through Thursday night and lighter amounts
continuing into Friday night.
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.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississinewa River near Ridgeville.
- until Monday morning.
- At 2:00 PM Sunday the stage was 10.0 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 10.9 feet by this evening. It will fall below flood
stage by late tonight.
- At 11.0 feet…Lowland agricultural flooding along CR 100 W just
north of the river. High water affecting a small portion of River
Road just east of SR 1 and north of the river. Water is within a
few feet vertically of the approaches to SR 1 bridge in western
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