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Verbatim: Ice jams cause severe flooding in Huntington

The Huntington County Emergency Management Agency issued this civil emergency message tonight:

At 6:15 p.m. EST...several city streets in Huntington Indiana were closed due to severe flooding caused by ice jams. This includes:

  • State Street between Condit Street and Brawley Street;
  • Lindley and Swan streets between State Street to Kocher Street;
  • Grayston and Jackson streets between Superior Street to State Street.
Gas and power utilities have been disabled from 1515 East State Street...east to Lindley Street.

Additionally...Belleville Road near Interstate 69 in the southern part of the county was closed due to ice in the road.

The Huntington County Emergency Management Agency requests that these areas be avoided.

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