Why is the water going down

According to Stan Akin, the Park Manager at Patoka Lake, the lake level is coming down as over 39,375 gallons per second continues to flow through the control gates and the emergency spillway. At this time the gates are allowing 24,375 gallons per second through and approximately15,000 gallons per second is running through the spillway….

Southern Indiana baptized with 7 inches of rainfall

In Dubois County this morning over 60 roads are affected by the flooding. Over 7 inches of rain has inundated the area’s rivers and streams, forcing road closures throughout the county. Patoka River crested at over 16 feet causing the 3rd Street bridge and Veteran’s Memorial Bridge to be closed. According to Tammy Miller with…