City prepares for potential flooding

Indiana Levee Breach Leads Officials To Urge Evacuations

"Be careful if you're trying to come to campus", Schor said Wednesday, noting that the river was at its highest levels since 1975. Governor Eric Holcomb of IN plans to tour flood-damaged parts of northern IN on Friday.

Residents living in the areas of Holmedale, Old West Brant, and Eagle Palace were among those affected by the evacuation. "Now we're pumping the water out of the city so we don't back it up onto people". Rains have been occurring over the region for the past many days.

After a cold front clears the state late early Sunday morning, an extended spell of dry weather is expected to end the month! Water also encroaches on homes in New Richmond.

SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND-The Six Nations Fire Department has closed off Fourth Line Road at Mohawk Road as a result of flooding.

One of thousands of people forced from their homes due to flooding in Brantford, Ont., thanked first responders for keeping things "under control".

The Ohio River usually maintains a height of 25 feet, meaning that the recent rainfall has almost doubled the depth of the river.

Just after 1 p.m. on February 21, the Grand River Conservation Authority issued a warning for Haldimand and Six Nations that ice jams in Brantford might release, "resulting in a surge of water that will move downstream and rapidly increase flows in the area".

The National Weather Service in Tulsa reported that several county roads across Okmulgee County are flooded. Flood water will also affect a number of low-lying roadways, industrial sites & railways.

But water rises are expected for smaller creeks and streams.

Floodwaters in Brantford are "unpredictable and high risk" as areas near the Grand River remain under an evacuation order for a second day, the city's mayor said.

The flooding along the watershed continued Thursday morning.

Paul Nancekivell said Thursday is unlikely the boy, who family have identified as Kaden Young, would have survived the night. Operations manager Curtis Gillman said the water was so deep, a pontoon boat could go through it.

A flash flood warning has been issued for the counties of Haskell, McIntosh, Wagoner, Pittsburg, Muskogee, Okmulgee and Okfuskee until 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

"I've been here for 17 years and I've never seen the ice this high", Nicole Renzini, of Aberdeen Avenue, said as she scrambled to get her children and belongings to safety.



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