Slow moving storms cause flash flooding in central Indiana

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Slow moving showers and thunderstorms are drenching certain parts of the state this afternoon.  Here are the current Flash Flood Warning in effect this evening:


Northern Daviess and Northwestern Martin County until 9:30 PM.  Radar estimates nearly 3.5″ of rainfall has fallen in this area since 3 PM.  Burns City, Crane and Odon could be impacted by this flash flooding

Level 2

East Central Monroe & Southwestern Brown County until 8:30 PM.  Nearly 3″ of rain has fallen over the last 2 hours just southwest of Nashville.  Flash flooding could easily occur in area streams and creeks.

Estimated Rainfall

Northeast Monroe, Northwest Brown & Central Morgan county until 7 PM.  Radar estimates that 2.5″ of rain has fallen since 4 PM.  Indian Cree, Little Indian Creek and Buckner Branch are likely going to be impacted by this Flash Flood Warning.

Heavy rain also fell throughout the metro this evening and this brought pounding rains to the north, east and northeast side of the city.  Flash flooding was reported in the Broad Ripple area of Indianapolis at 4:30 PM but those waters have subsided.  The picture below shows some of the radar rainfall estimates from the Indianapolis area.

Estimated Rainfall