Speech to Text for Continuing coverage on flooding threat
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"bags to fill with sand" arrive this afternoon.. as the threat for flooding continues.. and prep work intensifies! [b2]anchor open-los good afternoon. i'm susan dinkel. "potential flooding"... a growing concern. this "is our top story for you" at this hour! straight ahead... new information on rain totals and the threat for more rain "with meteorologist chris piper".. he's in for kevin orpurt today. //// "news 10" remains in close contact "with vigo county emergency management". find-out their latest moves.. to keep you and your family safe. ////// and... hear what "hoosiers" can do.. to report damage from recent heavy rain and flooding. we begin.. with the most important information from storm team-"10". an update on the rain visiting us "right now".. and the threat for more ahead. "meteorologist chris piper" is in the storm center.. to explain what he's tracking. "chris"... ////////// susie rain is in the forecast, there's no doubt about that, but take a look at this. our rain gauge gets reset at midnight each night, and since last night at midnight, we've gotten almost an inch of rain. some rain is still showing up, and it could get a little heavier into the evening tonight. much cooler right now than we were yesterday, with temperatures in the mid 30s. when i come back, i'll let you know what we can expect in the way of rain totals over the next few days. ///////// thank you so much "chris"! "flooding threats" have "vigo county emergency management" "on alert". shipments of bags to fill with sand arrived in town today. "emergency management" is delivering bags to all county based fire departments in vigo county. bags are available for those who need them. you just need to supply the sand to fill them. //////// [b7]vigo co emergency mgmt update-sot /////// "we're just watching it closely and hope things will go down and settle down a little bit.. and the water will start receding... it still has to go up a little bit.. before it comes back down due to all the rain north." //////// please be aware "if" you're in need of a significant number of bags.. you should contact vigo county emergency management direct at 462-3217. they will help you create an action plan. "emergency management officials" continue to monitor all areas of the county. they are out and about working for you inspecting areas of concern. "hoosiers" battered by heavy rain