15 roadways blocked by high water

From Local Sources

At last report, high water blocked 15 sections of low-lying roads, an increase of several entries since Thursday morning.

The Dubois County Highway Department reports that affected high-water roads are:

• County Road 875W south of County Road 150N.

• County Road 800W north of County Road 300S.

• Division Road east of County Road 600W.

• Stewart Road off of Division Road.

• County Road 620W at Dillon Creek.

• County Road 150S west of Old Huntingburg Road.

• Ell Creek Road north of County Road 400S.

• County Road 175E north of County Road 300N.

• County Road 600N east of Kellerville Road.

• County Road 300N west of County Road 175E.

• Old Huntingburg Road north of County Road 400S.

• County Road 400S west of Ell Creek Road.

• County Road 400S east of U.S. 231.

• County Road 130W north of County Road 400S.

• East First Street in Huntingburg west of County Road 75W.

The National Weather Service in Louisville says heavy rain is likely Saturday, with an additional 1 inch or more expected. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Saturday evening as a strong cold front moves through the area. The strongest cells will be capable of producing locally-damaging wind gusts and brief spin-up tornadoes.

The public is being reminded to turn around upon encountering water flowing over a roadway.

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