Flash Flood devastates portions of northern Indiana

Heavy thunderstorm rains led to flash flooding in many areas over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Floods are a leading cause of weather-related deaths in the United States. It's important to know the risk of floods and flood safety rules. (note: large pdf file)

Below are some pictures of the flooding in Cass and Miami Counties in Indiana, courtesy of Eric Flory and Dave Moon of the Miami County Emergency Management Agency.

                       Pipe Creek out of its banks and totally covering Pipe Creek Mill Road north of Bunker Hill on Sunday July 6.       Flood waters strand motorists on SR 218 east of Bunker Hill, Indiana. Never attempt to drive through flooded roads!       Car stranded in flood waters south of Peru Indiana on Strawtown Pike. Pike Creek Fire Department performed a water rescue. Photo Courtesy Dave Moon.

                       Car submerged in flood waters south of Peru. Photo Courtesy Dave Moon.       Car submerged in flood waters south of Peru on Strawtown Pike. Pike Creek Fire Department performed a water rescue. Photo courtesy Dave Moon.       Car stranded in flood waters south of Peru. Photo courtesy Dave Moon.

                       Home flooded near intersection of 1100 E. and 250 S. in Cass County. The owners were evacuated. Photo courtesy Eric Flory.       Flood waters surround home near the intersection of 1100 E. and 250 S. in Cass County. The owners were evacuated. Photo courtesy Eric Flory.       

 

 

 


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