Sunday, May 17, 2020

Flash Flood Watch issued through Tuesday

Heavy rains are projected to impact central Indiana through early week.

The Weather Prediction Center - handles snow and rainfall forecasts for NOAA - has included portions of Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Kentucky in a "moderate" risk for excessive rainfall through Tuesday.

A 26-computer model average suggests the following rainfall amounts through 2pm EDT Tuesday.

Columbus, IN: 1.84"
Indianapolis, IN: 1.91"
Richmond, IN: 2.37"

To put the rainfall amounts in perspective... For Indianapolis, the amount forecast is 374% above the normal rainfall for the three day period (0.51").

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch that is in effect until 2pm EDT Tuesday for portions of central Indiana.

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