In Indiana, a flood watch was issued for along the Wabash River, with serious localized flooding possible along the river upstream of Interstate 74. Predictions call for the river, sitting at 9.5 feet as of Wednesday afternoon, to reach a little more than 20 feet by Monday as a result of rains and melting snow. That level is around 4 feet more than minor flooding stage for the river.
Initial predictions of a slight risk of severe weather today in Vermilion County had shifted more south by midday Wednesday. Forecasts from the National Weather Service still called for strong storms at times with winds that could gust as high as 38 mph today.
With the small taste of warmer weather out of the way, temperatures are forecast to begin dropping again beginning with Friday’s high of 40. By Tuesday, the high temperature is expected to be back down to 25 degrees.