Alerts in Effect
Flood WarningIssued at 23:05 Friday 26 May 2017
Wabash River...White River...
.Lowland river flooding continues along the Wabash River in western
Indiana from Lafayette to near Vincennes and along the White River
from Anderson down to Ravenswood. River levels are expected to
rise again through the end of May and beginning of June. Less than a
tenth of an inch up to 1.75 inches fell across central Indiana
Friday evening and another half an inch up to two inches possible
through Sunday night. This latest high water is not nearly as
extensive as the floods of the first half of May.
The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Anderson.
* until Monday morning.
* At 10:30 PM Friday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 12.5 feet by early Sunday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by Sunday before midnight.
* At 13.0 feet...Flood waters close Edgewood Park and Grand Avenue
between Alexandria Pike and Broadway. If river is rising at this
level, the City of Anderson notifies residents along Hazlett
Street, near W 1st Street and Madison Avenue, near W 2nd Street and
Sycamore Street, and along Riverside Drive to prepare for
sandbagging operations and possible evacuations.