Melting Snow, Rainfall Leads To Lowland Flooding

Homeowners should open storm drains blocked by snow to prevent local flooding.

National Weather Service

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Nearly an inch of rain may fall this weekend.

Lowland river flooding will develop late this weekend and continue through next week.

Forecasters are not predicting significant flooding as in December, but the combination of melting snow and nearly an inch of rainfall by Saturday afternoon will cause lowland flooding.

Forecasters at the National Weather Service have issued flood warnings for many rivers in Indiana including:

-Driftwood River
-Eel River
-East Fork White River
-White River
-Wabash River
-White River
-Wabash River

High waters will continue much of next week.

Joe Hren

Anchor, Indiana Newsdesk - WTIU & WFIU News. Follow him on Twitter @Joe_Hren

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