Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
218 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

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/O.NEW.KIWX.FA.A.0001.150530T2100Z-150531T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DE KALB-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-
ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-
VAN WERT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUBURN...GARRETT...COLUMBIA CITY...
TRI-LAKES...SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...NEW HAVEN...LOGANSPORT...
ROYAL CENTER...PERU...GRISSOM AFB...MEXICO...WABASH...
NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...ROANOKE...BLUFFTON...OSSIAN...
DECATUR...BERNE...MARION...GAS CITY...UPLAND...HARTFORD CITY...
MONTPELIER...BRYAN...WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...FAYETTE...SWANTON...
DEFIANCE...SHERWOOD...HICKSVILLE...NAPOLEON...DESHLER...
LIBERTY CENTER...PAULDING...ANTWERP...MELROSE...VAN WERT...
DELPHOS...OHIO CITY
218 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN INDIANA AND NORTHWEST
  OHIO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHERN INDIANA...
  ADAMS...ALLEN IN...BLACKFORD...CASS IN...DE KALB...GRANT...
  HUNTINGTON...MIAMI...WABASH...WELLS AND WHITLEY. IN NORTHWEST
  OHIO...DEFIANCE...FULTON OH...HENRY...PAULDING...VAN WERT AND
  WILLIAMS.

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AS AN UNUSUALLY MOIST AIRMASS
  COMBINES WITH A FRONTAL BOUNDARY AND UPPER AIR DISTURBANCE.
  RAINFALL TOTALS IN THE 2 TO 3 INCH RANGE ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
  MUCH OF THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS
  OF 4 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* ALTHOUGH ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS HAVE BEEN EXCESSIVELY DRY THIS
  MONTH...RAINFALL TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WILL BRING A
  THREAT OF FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS INCLUDING FORT
  WAYNE AND MARION...AS THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE TORRENTIAL
  DOWNPOURS WHICH COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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