Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1115 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers...

  Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County
  Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and
  Defiance Counties
  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  Counties

.Heavy rainfall expected over the next 24 hours will cause
minor flooding on the St. Joseph River Ohio and the Tiffin
River near Stryker.

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.

&&

OHC171-011615-
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/MONO1.1.ER.170302T0900Z.170303T0600Z.170304T0900Z.NO/
1115 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier
* from late Wednesday night to late Saturday night.
* At 8 AM Tuesday the stage was 6.4 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage early Thursday
  morning and crest near 12.7 feet around  7 AM Friday March  3 and
  fall below flood stage around  4 AM Saturday March  4.
* At 13.0 feet...County Road K, one mile southwest of Montpelier
  begins to flood. Some flooding begins to affect the village of
  Pioneer. Significant low land and agricultural flooding occurs near
  the river.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.7 feet which occurred
  on Dec 17 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4158 8464 4169 8455 4167 8453 4156 8461


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/NVLI3.1.ER.170303T1800Z.170305T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1115 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* At 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.2 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* At 12.0 feet...DeKalb County Road 42 about 3 miles northeast of
  Newville floods. Agricultural and low lands flood along the St.
  Joseph River to the Cedarville Reservoir.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.0 feet which occurred
  on Dec 30 2015.

&&

LAT...LON 4126 8498 4140 8481 4139 8478 4123 8493


$$

OHC039-051-171-011614-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0020.170302T1800Z-000000T0000Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.170302T1800Z.170304T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1115 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* from Thursday afternoon until further notice.
* At 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 6.0 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Thursday afternoon
  and crest near 12.5 feet around  1 PM Saturday March  4. Additional
  rises are possible thereafter.
* At 13.0 feet...Flood waters begin to affect some farm buildings
  near Stryker and flood some secondary roads.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.2 feet which occurred
  on Mar 4 2012.

&&

LAT...LON 4130 8444 4149 8446 4159 8439 4159 8429
      4130 8438

$$




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