INDIANA PURDUE RURAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
National Weather Alerts
January 17, 2020
Most of the northern 2/3 of Indiana is under a winter weather advisory from 7:00 p.m. January 17 - 7:00 a.m. January 18. In addition, many areas are still affected by flood warnings from last weekend's rains. Click below for an interactive U.S. map with all NWS watches, warnings, and advisories.
INDIANA WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS
January 17, 2020
The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Indiana Department of Homeland security maintain real-time reports of road conditions throughout the state. Click the button below for more information.
River and Stream Flooding Information
January 13, 2020
After 3"-5" of rain over much of Indiana the past few days, many rivers and streams remain near or above flood stage. Some rivers, especially in southern Indiana, are not expected to crest until later this week. The US Geological Survey records stream conditions with hundreds of monitoring stations around the state. Keep track of water levels and project flooding crests for streams and lakes in your communities by clicking below to access USGS "Waterdata" site for Indiana.
The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) serves as the national focal point for the development and delivery of emergency management training. This training enhances the capabilities of the Federal, state, and local government, volunteer organizations, and the private sector to minimize theimpact of disasters on the American public. EMI curricula, including the Independent Study Program (ISP)…Read More »
Current weather forecasts are indicating much of Indiana could receive 2″-5″ of rain later this week. With the ground already wet, that rainfall could cause widespread flooding throughout the region. Some simple advance preparation will help you be ready for possible floods in your area. Know the flood warning system in your community, and be…Read More »
Indiana winters always present the possibility of ice storms, heavy snow, and windy conditions that can cause power outages. Not only are power outages uncomfortable for people, our home’s plumbing and appliances can be severely damaged by freezing temperatures resulting from the loss of heating. During a power failure or other heating emergency, protect exposed…Read More »