Jackson County Sheriff's Department reports a number of county roads and one state road are flooded Monday morning.
The East Fork White River was rising from 16.99 feet at 8 a.m. Monday en route to a crest of 18 feet. Flood stage at Seymour is 12 feet.
Sheriff Mike Carothers urged motorists to turn around and not drive through flooded areas.
The department had received two reports of vehicles stalled in flood waters by 8 a.m. Monday, but no rescues were required. The drivers were able to safely flee their vehicles, a dispatcher said.
Roads closed because of flooding include:
— State Road 235 between Cortland and Seymour.
— State Road 235 between Mill Street at Medora and County 460 West.
— County Road 1200 East north of 700 North.
— Slab Road west of Brownstown.
— 300 North between 100 East and U.S. 50.
— 150 East between 450 North and 300 North.
— The Vallonia Bottoms.
— 550 North and 525 North between 400 East and Seymour city limits.
— 400 East between 300 North and 550 North.
— 800 North between 575 East and 700 East.
—700 East between 760 North and 725 North.
—725 North between 760 East and 700 East.
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