Water Resources of the United States

PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (IN) Flooding in Indiana

Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:20:30 EST

Summary: Floodwaters beginning to recede in northern Indiana.

Major category flood conditions have peaked in the Kankakee and Tippecanoe River Basins and are receding in most locations. 6 gages exceeded peak of record during the overall event across the northern portion of the state. A moderate category flood crest continues to move down the Wabash River and will empty into the Ohio River some time next week.

The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Indianapolis office, has 3 crews (6 people) out today making discharge measurements throughout the impacted river basins. As of this alert, 61 special measurements of discharge have been made during this event. No gages are currently down within the impacted area. Contact with the National Weather Service, the US Army Corps of Engineers, and local cooperators are ongoing.

Indiana Major Flood Event Table
Indiana Major Flood Event Map

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