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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 6:33 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Dr. Bob Leonard

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Heavy rains fell in Marion County, and we are currently under a flash warning for Cedar Creek in southern Marion County. Flood stage is 18 feet, and the Creek is now at 18.25 feet (6:54 am). Cedar Creek is expected to rise 2 feet over flood stage by late tonight. English Creek is also flooding, and is now 2.62 feet over its banks. Hail was reported in parts of Marion County early Wednesday evening. We have currently received 2.03 inches of rain in the past 24 hours, and 3.33 inches this week. Conditions are expect to clear Friday.