With all that rain headed our way -- emergency officials in Indiana aren't taking any chances.
We're at Military Park, where organizers are making special preparations to deal with Isaac.
They aren't the only ones; the city is making sure streets can handle all that water.
Brookside Creek snakes through this low-lying east side neighborhood, where Toni Johnson's family has lived since 1966.
"(I've never seen flooding) from the creek, but when the drains are clogged, it sits there," Johnson told RTV6's Stacia Matthews.
Crews with the Department of Public Works have hit the streets to clear sewer drains of trash and debris.
With 7 inches of rain threatening to dump on central Indiana, they want to be sure all that water goes down each drain and doesn't flood streets or homes.
Six thousand of the city's 10,000 miles of drains are on private property, and the responsibility of cleaning those out lies with homeowners.
"We actually encourage residents to do this all year round, but it's very important right now at this moment," said Kara Brooks with the Department of Public Works
Brooks said it's also a good time to check gutters.
"I will probably go home and put sandbags in the basement, because I live a few miles from here," Johnson said.
Crews are also filling up sang bags for free to any Marion County resident who needs them. They will be available Friday morning.
"Residents will have a limit up to 25 sandbags that they will be able to take to their house," said Brooks.
West-side resident Steve Lalioff said he needs sandbags.
"To block up the driveway, because the water will come in through there and down my basement," Lalioff said.
Gary Coons, the Homeland Security Chief of Indianapolis, said Hoosiers should be preparing for Isaac.
"Have all their things ready in case there's a flood or power outage or if they have to evacuate. Have a kit ready to go if you need to get out," Coons said.
With the recent drought, he's concerned about flash flooding.
"The ground is still hard. We have not recovered from the drought from the rains we've had. Flash flooding is going to be an issue for us," he said.
Meanwhile, Rib America Festival organizers are moving forward rain or shine.
But some NHRA drivers seen here at this charity golfing event aren't so sure the race won't be a washout.
"The weather doesn't look good, so that hurricane is going to bite us I think," said Brandon Bernstein. "But hey, if it doesn't, hopefully out there, out on the track our Mack TV Protect the Harvest team (will be) looking for a win this weekend. We're ready."
The Indie Arts and Vintage Marketplace was scheduled for Saturday at Glendale Town Center, but it's been moved to Monday.
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