Ind. — Heavy rain fell through parts of Central Indiana Friday and overnight Saturday, causing flooding in several counties.
PHOTOS: Flooding and storm damage across Central Indiana
Bandy Russell, owner of the Brown County Dragway, shared this photo of flooding at the Dragway.
The county's emergency management agency says County Road 410 North between 1000 East and State Road 46 will be closed for several weeks due to a pipe washed out from flooding.
The Red Cross has opened a shelter at Southside Christian Church, located at 500 East Empire Mill Road in Bloomington.
The Monroe Co. EMA Director tells WRTV they had “multiple water rescues and evacuations” overnight.
In front of the #bloomington Police Quarters where a risky few cross the at least 2.5 ft of water. pic.twitter.com/LLoel5tHA3— Denver (@DenverHelton) June 19, 2021
Bloomington Assistant Fire Chief Jayme Washel says they had over 60 calls Friday, 16 water rescues and had two fire stations lose power.
can we just all see that this is kilroys in bloomington rn……… pic.twitter.com/3b5rQW9BB8— hannah (@hann_u_not) June 19, 2021
WRTV saw picnic tables in the street in downtown Bloomington.
Paragon Road is closed due to flooding.
The county has declared an emergency declaration of local disaster.
Councilman Anton Karl Neff says many Owen County roads/bridges/culverts have been compromised as a result of overnight rainfall.