Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
227 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...Flooding severity forecast to increase from Minor to Moderate for
the following rivers in Indiana...Ohio

  Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams...Allen and Van Wert
  Counties

.Rises on area rivers occurred as a result of recent rainfall.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep
to allow safe passage. Never allow children to play in or near flood
waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or local media for further
statements and updated forecasts.

Detailed river forecasts and more information can be found on the
internet at www.weather.gov/iwx under Rivers and Lakes.

All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in
about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.

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INC001-003-OHC161-261827-
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/DCRI3.2.ER.170525T0807Z.170526T0000Z.170527T0130Z.NO/
227 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* until Saturday evening.
* At 2 PM Thursday the stage was 19.8 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to crest near 20.3 feet around  8 PM
  Thursday May 25 and fall below flood stage around  9 PM Friday May
  26.
* At 20.5 feet...Indiana 101 north of Pleasant Mills is closed by
  flood water. Extensive agricultural flooding is in progress.
  Residents of the east and southeast side of Decatur become
  concerned.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 20.4 feet which occurred
  on Apr 12 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 4093 8506 4094 8504 4084 8491 4082 8494


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