gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Monday May 02nd


Nearly 10 Inches Of Rain Forces I-69 Shutdown In Grant County
Friday Aug 22, 2014 6:19am

By: Jim Measel

(UNDATED) - No weather issues around Steuben County Friday morning but some areas to our south got a real soaking overnight which led to flooding and numerous road closings. The closings included a two mile portion of I-69 in Grant County

Numerous Flash Flood Warnings were issued by the National Weather Service. They reported over 10 inches of rain has fallen in Blackford County and that serious flash flooding was likely Friday morning.

The heavy rain forced a shutdown of both lanes of I-69 in Grant County between the 263 and 265 mile markers. Traffic was diverted off the interstate in Huntington County at the 273 mile marker.

Over six inches of rain was reported in Huntington, Allen, Jay and Starke Counties.

A National Weather Service observer reports over four inches of rain fell in just two hours at Rolling Hills in Allen County. Over three inches of rain fell in a 10 hour period at Monticello.

It was estimated that between four and five inches of rain fell between 12:30am and 3:30am Friday morning over eastern Grant County and western Blackford County. Many roads in Grant County were flooded with up to three feet of water.

There were many reports in Grant County of flooded roads, stalled vehicles and flood debris in the roads.

Many county and state roads were closed in Blackford County due to flooding and authorities reported there were many stranded vehicles.

Blackford County was placed under an orange travel advisory which means only essential travel is advised.

(05-02-2016) • Smoke testing of Sturgis sewer lines starts today
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(05-02-2016) • Final Sturgis brush pickup begins today
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(05-02-2016) • Two vehicle crash injures Howe woman Sunday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Mongo, IN
(05-02-2016) • St. Joseph voters to decide county road millage request
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(05-02-2016) • Demolition of CR 200 North begins today
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-29-2016) • All are winners at inaugural Launch LaGrange County competition
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Shipshewana, IN
(04-29-2016) • ARI Legacy Sleepers expanding operations in Shipshewawna
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Shipshewana, IN
(04-29-2016) • Lakeland High School names Ablegore, Miller valedictorians
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-29-2016) • Terry Miller trial moved to July
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-29-2016) • State Road 9 paving in Lagrange starts Monday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-28-2016) • Deer harvest increases 3 percent
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(04-28-2016) • Sturgis radio founder passes
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Parma, MI
(04-28-2016) • Stroh man dies from heart attack during crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-28-2016) • LaGrange Bison-tennial contest has two winners
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-28-2016) • NE Indiana home sales were mixed in March
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(04-28-2016) • Lisa Miller leaving the Branch Co. Growth Alliance
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(04-28-2016) • Sturgis woman accused of embezzling from Youth Soccer
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-28-2016) • Angola-Fremont bid falls short at America's Best Communities
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Durham, NC
(04-27-2016) • Ratering seeks another term as St. Joe County Treasurer
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-27-2016) • Troopers investigate shots fired in White Pigeon Township
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: White Pigeon, MI
(04-27-2016) • Angola sets dates for city clean up
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-27-2016) • Man goes missing in Elkhart County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(04-26-2016) • CHA reports two more chickenpox cases in St. Joe County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(04-26-2016) • Sturgis studies public safety operation model
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(04-26-2016) • Herber resigns as Lakeland superintendent
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-25-2016) • Myers, Kratz meet again for LaGrange Co. Commissioner seat
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-25-2016) • Shipshewana man charged with incest, rape
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-25-2016) • Indiana has higher than average number of incarcerated parents
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(04-25-2016) • Steuben police identify motorcyclist killed Friday night
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont, IN
(04-23-2016) • Motorcyclist dies in crash near Fremont
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont Rd near 700 N • Fremont, IN
(04-22-2016) • Arizona man gets nearly 12 years in NE Indiana meth case
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fort Wayne , IN
(04-22-2016) • Trucker killed on US 20 near Angola
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: US 20 at I-69 • Angola, IN
(04-22-2016) • Change appears imminent in Lakeland superintendent position
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-22-2016) • Busy year for St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-22-2016) • SW Michigan jobless rates up slightly
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Jackson, MI
(04-22-2016) • Prairie Heights Theater presents The Addams Family this weekend
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Prairie Heights HS
(04-21-2016) • Glen Oaks trustees okay dorm construction
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI






pfc

businesses