I-64 reopens in southwest Indiana after water recedes

Hamilton County flooding
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A section of Interstate 64 in southwestern Indiana has reopened after being closed for hours because of floodwaters that swept two cars off the roadway.

State police Sgt. Philip Hensley says no one was hurt when the cars were submerged by rising water on I-64 near the Dubois County town of Ferdinand, about 40 miles northeast of Evansville.

The flooding was concentrated in a small section of the westbound lanes, and the eastbound lanes remained open.

The National Weather Service reports more than 5 inches of rainfall in the Evansville area since Wednesday night. Flash flood warnings issued for much of far southern Indiana have expired.

Scattered road flooding is occurring across southern and central Indiana.

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