High water, outages follow stormy night

(WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Some people around central Indiana will be cleaning up Friday after storms moved through late Thursday night and into the early morning hours.

Authorities in Tipton County report a recycling building at the edge of Tipton suffered extensive damage. A local church and dentist office were also damaged by the storm there. Officials say Big Cicero Creek had almost reached the flood stage of 10 feet on Friday morning. Some parts breached the banks in the golf course and into the park.

(Provided Photo/Tipton County Emergency Management)
(Provided Photo/Tipton County Emergency Management)

The Forecast 8 team said on Thursday that flooding would be an issue after storms moved through. Police dispatchers in Boone, Cass, Hancock and Rush all reported high water problems on roadways. Some main roads in Hancock County, including State Road 234, County Road 675, the 6800 block of CR 600 West and Mount Comfort Road all were reportedly covered in water early Friday morning.

The storm also caused a significant amount of power outages across the area. An emergency shelter was set up at the Rush-Shelby Energy offices after more than 2,000 were without power in the northeast part of Rush County.

To check Indianapolis Power and Light Company outages click here, for Duke Energy outages click here, and for South Central Indiana REMC outages click here.

A wind advisory continues for all of central Indiana until 7 p.m. Friday. Sustained winds all day will be between 20 and 30 mph with wind gusts up to 45 mph.

Below are county reports of high water and road closures as of 10 a.m.:

Boone County

Highway officials said they have two roads closed that high water washed out where Creek  Road and Fall Road intersect.

Hamilton County

Road closed east of 266th and SR 19 at the Overdorf Lake area because of high water

Noblesville put up signs at 156th and Olio Road

Hancock County

CR 600 N from 200 West to Fortville Pike closed for high water

CR 800 East from CR 450 South to CR 500 South closed for high water

Hendricks County

County Road 800 South  just west of SR 267 washed out–highway officials anticipated it would be open by noon Friday

Johnson County

County Road 250 south between Mauxferry Road and US 31 closed

County Road 400 south  between Mauxferry Road and US 31 closed

County Road 400 North east of US 31 and Graham Road closed

County Road 200 North, Centerline Road and County Road 75 West closed

County Road 350 South between US 31 and Mauxferry closed

County Road 725 East between Greensburg Road and County Road 400 South closed

Check with the Forecast 8 Weather Blog for updates.

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