Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 5:15 AM EST on December 19, 2013
... Flood Watch in effect from late Friday night through Sunday
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a
* Flood Watch for a portion of Indiana... including the following
areas... Bartholomew... Brown... Daviess... Decatur... Greene...
Jackson... Jennings... Johnson... Knox... Lawrence... Martin...
Monroe... Morgan... Owen... rush... Shelby and Sullivan.
* From late Friday night through Sunday morning
* a stalled frontal boundary will result in excessive rainfall
over a prolonged period of time. In addition... recent snow melt
will combine with the rainfall to accelerate flood threat.
Rainfall totals are expected to be in the 2 to 3 inch range with
localized amounts in excess of 4 inches.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:15 am EST on December 19, 2013
... On this date in central Indiana weather history...
1973 heavy snow fell over the entire state on the 19-20th...
with over one foot over much of northern Indiana.
17 inches fell at Lafayette.
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