March 25, 1913 – The flood of record occurs along portions of the White River. The river crested over 20 feet above flood stage at Indianapolis. Eleven inches of rain had fallen on the city since March 22, and the river was rising 4 inches an hour. During the early evening of March 25, an […]
The National Weather Service has issued river Flood Warnings that go through Monday morning along portions of the following rivers in central and southern Indiana: Big Blue River…Driftwood River…Eel River…East Fork White River…White River… and Wabash River. Click here if you would like more information on Indiana weather warnings.
I think it was the great 70s weather philosopher Roseanne Roseannadanna who said: “it’s always something.” At the moment we’re worried about air quality and grass fires. Four years ago today Indiana was reeling from two weeks of anything but dry weather. Check out this 2008 recap: May 30, 2008: Three twisters…an EF-2 from Marion […]
Here’s a close-up analysis of the heaviest rain. Red on this chart indicates more than SIX inches of precip. It fell from 5am through 1pm Monday morning. High water in some small watersheds in Marion County was the highest in possibly more than 40 years. Lick Creek in the Beech Grove area reached the highest […]
Extensive river flooding returned to western…central and southern Indiana following rains on Friday and Saturday. The map above shows rainfall totals from Friday evening through 7am Saturday. Even more fell after that. Flood levels in southern Indiana will be the highest so far in 2011. Many local roads will be flooded for more than a […]