Zionsville Times Sentinel

June 26, 2013

Rough weather

Staff report
Zionsville Times Sentinel

Zionsville — A storm ripped through Zionsville at about 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23, flooding streets, knocking down power lines and leaving thousands without power. An urban and small stream flood advisory was in effect until 8 p.m. Several limbs were down throughout the Village and streets were flooded where storm sewers struggled to handle the rainfall. According to the National Weather Service, up to 2.5 inches of rain came down Sunday afternoon. The NWS reported Eagle Creek, at a measuring station just downstream of Lions Club Park, rose 3.79 feet in five hours — from 3.13 at 4:45 p.m. to 5.92 feet at 9:45 p.m. — and 2.5 feet in four hours between 5:45 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.