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Bloomington under flood warning until 5 p.m. Thursday

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The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for Bloomington until 5 p.m. Thursday.    
The affected area spreads from northeastern Monroe County to Fishers and includes the segment of I-69 connecting Bloomington and Indianapolis.  
 
The NWS forecasts a chance of thunderstorms in Monroe County until 6 p.m. and predicts wind gusts could reach between 20-30 mph.  
 
In counties under the warning, streams are rising faster than drainage systems can keep up with rapidly. The NWS reports drainage infrastructure could be backed up for several hours in urban areas. 
 
The NWS warns that drivers should not travel on flooded roadways.  
 
Bloomington accumulated more than 1.67 inches of rain between 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday, according to an NWS post on X. 
 
Monroe County residents can monitor the forecast through local weather channels and NWS live trackers.

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