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 for Randolph County.
The NWS in Indianapolis, IN says “…A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
East Fork White River…Mississinewa River…Wabash River…White
.Lowland flooding is occurring along portions of the lower White,
East Fork White, and Wabash Rivers and will rapidly develop along
the upper portions of the river as a result of a combination of
rains over the last week and the one to two inches that fell across
the basins Friday. Additional rain of around an inch is expected
Friday night which will further exacerbate flooding. Minor flooding
is expected with brief moderate flooding possible along the
Mississinewa River near Ridgeville. Flooding will last through the
weekend with flooding continuing through next week along the lower
White and Wabash.
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 Friday afternoon.
- At 9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 9.3 feet.
- Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
- Moderate flooding is forecast.
- Forecast…Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 13.2 feet by late tonight. It will fall below flood
stage by Friday morning.
- At 13.0 feet…Significant flooding of Mississinewa River in
northern Randolph County. Water is likely on SR 1 just south of SR
- 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
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