Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007
Photo by Janie Southard
High water
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Recent heavy rainfall flooded Beaver Creek and, further west, the Wabash River. Local rainfall in December topped out at 4.9 inches and, for the total year in Mercer County, the amount of rain was 47.07 inches. As of Friday, the water level in Grand Lake was 13 inches above normal pool. Rainwater overflow exits the lake through the West Bank spillway and flows into Beaver Creek, which then empties into the Wabash River.
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Wednesday
74°
Partly Sunny
10%
Wednesday Night
57°
Partly Cloudy
13%
Thursday
76°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Thursday Night
59°
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20%
Friday
76°
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30%
Friday Night
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30%
Independence Day
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Saturday Night
63°
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11%
Sunday
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29%
Sunday Night
67°
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27%
Monday
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26%
Monday Night
69°
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Thursday, June 18
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Persistent rain caused flooding