Monday Night
53°
Mostly Cloudy
1%
Tuesday
73°
Mostly Cloudy
11%
Tuesday Night
54°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
31%
Wednesday
67°
Rain Showers Likely
70%
Wednesday Night
53°
Chance Rain Showers
39%
Wednesday Night
53°
Chance Rain Showers
34%
Thursday
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Slight Chance Rain Showers
40%
Thursday
65°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
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Thursday Night
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Mostly Cloudy
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Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007
High water
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

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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