gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Tuesday April 28th


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.

(04-27-2015) • Two $50,000 Loans Approved By AIF Board
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola City Hall • Angola, IN
(04-27-2015) • Job And Career Fair This Thursday In Angola
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Community Center • Angola, IN
(04-27-2015) • SCCF Announces Over $71,000 In First Quarter Grants
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-27-2015) • Suspicious Vehicle Leads To Meth Arrest
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Wolcottville, IN
(04-27-2015) • Record Number Of Days Of Caring Volunteers
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-27-2015) • Search For Wauseon Murder Suspects Continues
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Wauseon
(04-27-2015) • Fritz Gets 20 Years In 2001 Hunter Death
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Courthouse • Angola, IN
(04-26-2015) • 2 Vehicle Crash Near Outlets Sends One To Cameron
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: State Roads 127 and 120 • Fremont, IN
(04-25-2015) • Free Summer Meals Again In The MSD Of Steuben County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-25-2015) • Woman Arrested After Train Hits Car
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 450 West At CSX Railroad Crossing • Albion, IN
(04-24-2015) • Over 20 Memorial Trees Dedicated
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Commons Park • Angola, IN
(04-24-2015) • Man Facing Numerous Charges After Traffic Stop
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: U.S. 12 Near Himebaugh Road • Bronson, MI
(04-24-2015) • Angola Hydrant Flushing Schedule Announced
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-24-2015) • AKL Postpones Games And Chicken BBQ
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-24-2015) • Healthy Kids Day On Saturday At YMCA
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: YMCA of Steuben County • Angola, IN
(04-24-2015) • Couple Arrested After Hotel Fight
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Howe, IN
(04-24-2015) • Rising Concerns Over Bird Flu In LaGrange County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-23-2015) • NCSD Warns Of Children Backpacks Filled With Meth Precursors
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(04-23-2015) • Angola Middle School Students Plant Trees
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-23-2015) • ISTEP Progress Testing Starts Monday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-23-2015) • Saylors Make $30,000 Gift To Cameron Phase II Project
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-23-2015) • Groundbreaking Thursday For New Bryan High School
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fountain Grove Drive
(04-23-2015) • Home Sales Go Up In March
(04-23-2015) • Proposed CAFO Special Exception To Come Before County Planners
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Community Center • Angola, IN
(04-22-2015) • Still Enters Plea In Murder For Hire Case
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Branch County Courthouse • Coldwater, MI
(04-22-2015) • MSD Board Accepts Price Retirement As EOC Principal
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-22-2015) • Hagerty Named To Fremont Building Corporation
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont Town Hall • Fremont, IN
(04-22-2015) • ISP Promotes Steuben County Trooper To Corporal
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fort Wayne
(04-22-2015) • Pheeeew!!! Stinky Morning In Kendallville
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kendallville, IN
(04-22-2015) • MSD 15-16 Enrollment Expected To Go Down
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-22-2015) • Voc Ed Committee May Meet One More Time
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola City Hall • Angola, IN
(04-22-2015) • Major Fire Hits Sturgis Manufacturer
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(04-22-2015) • Construction To Begin Soon On Trine Ryan Tennis Center
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Trine University • Angola, IN
(04-21-2015) • Two Applications To Investment Fund Board Tabled
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola City Hall • Angola, IN
(04-21-2015) • Fremont School Board Approves Credit Card Purchases
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont, IN





Contact WBET
BUSINESS260/665-9554
REQUESTS260/668-HITS
wlki@wlki.com

pfc

businesses