Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1148 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...

  NORTH BRANCH ELKHART RIVER AT COSPERVILLE AFFECTING ELKHART AND
  NOBLE COUNTIES

.RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL HAS CAUSED MINOR FLOODING ALONG AREA RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...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. RIVER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND UNDER
THE LEFT MENU BAR UNDER CURRENT CONDITIONS RIVERS AND LAKES AHPS.

ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN TIME. THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED IN
ABOUT 24 HOURS OR SOONER IF NECESSARY.

&&

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1148 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

 THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR
  THE NORTH BRANCH ELKHART RIVER AT COSPERVILLE
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
* AT 11 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.2 FEET AND STEADY.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW THE 6.0 FOOT FLOOD STAGE
  AROUND  8 PM FRIDAY APRIL 18.
* AT 6.0 FEET...WATER APPROACHES SOME HOUSES AROUND SKINNER LAKE,
  ESPECIALLY ALONG STATE ROAD 8.

&&

LAT...LON 4150 8570 4152 8568 4149 8559 4150 8544
      4149 8543 4144 8555

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