FLOODS: Rain continues, water rises higher

Staff Writer

With rain continuing to drench Whitley County, as of 5 a.m. Friday, the Eel River in Collamer hit a flood stage at 11.7 feet with flooding occurring and flooding in the forecast. Flood stage is 11.0 feet. This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.2 feet which occurred on Dec. 15, 2011.

Rain is expected to continue throughout the weekend. For more information, visit the National Weather Service.