Randolph Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Warning
Statement as of 6:16 AM EDT on August 22, 2014

...Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for eastern Delaware and Randolph counties until 930 am EDT...

At 613 am EDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall are moving into the warned area again. Doppler radar estimates rainfall in excess of three inches has fallen over parts of the warned area since last night.

Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause flash flooding to occur. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Muncie and Winchester.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Additional rainfall amounts in excess of one inch are possible through mid morning.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed...act quickly. Do not enter the water. Turn around and move up to higher ground. Do not stay in areas subject to flooding when water begins rising.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely.

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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:37 AM EDT on August 22, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of Indiana...including the following areas...Delaware...Henry...Howard...Madison... Randolph and Tipton.

* Through this evening

* previous rainfall has resulted in saturated ground across northeast central Indiana. Additional heavy rain is possible today. This may result in flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:15 am EDT on August 22, 2014

...On this date in central Indiana weather history...

1936 Indianapolis...the high temperature reached 101 degrees. This marked the 12th time in 1936 that the temperature reached 100 degrees...which is a record number of times in in a year for the city.