The average rainfall for April in Indiana is around four and a half inches. But double that amount fell on many parts of the state last month.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District have begun releasing water from the reservoir into the tail waters which run into Salt Creek.
Many homes in Martin County are flooded, while residents of Orange County are coping well with the high waters.
This is the tenth wettest April in Indianapolis history, and the city is less than two inches away from attaining the record of 8.6 inches set in 1893.
Guests at the West Baden Springs Hotel have been relocated because of rising flood waters.
The heaviest rain will occur south of Vincennes and Bloomington, but no severe weather is expected.
County Emergency Management Director Dennis Moats said National Weather Service reports show little possibility for the river to reach last weekend’s highs.
It’s the anniversary of the Great Ohio River Flood of 1937 and a community that played a significant role in the recovery is remembering the anniversary.