Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
923 PM EDT Mon Jul 17 2017

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers...

  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  Counties

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

  Blanchard River at Ottawa affecting Putnam County

.A slow fall in river levels will occur over the next several days.


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.

&&

OHC137-190123-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0105.000000T0000Z-170719T0355Z/
/OTTO1.2.ER.170713T2212Z.170715T1700Z.170718T0355Z.NO/
923 PM EDT Mon Jul 17 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Blanchard River at Ottawa
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 8 PM Monday the stage was 23.3 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 23.0 foot flood stage
  around 11 PM Monday July 17.
* At 23.0 feet...Lowland flooding occurs mainly in south Ottawa.
  Flood water also gets into low farmlands.

&&

LAT...LON 4103 8429 4107 8429 4108 8404 4100 8401
      4104 8416

$$

OHC039-051-171-180153-
/O.CAN.KIWX.FL.W.0099.000000T0000Z-170718T2136Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.170712T2300Z.170715T0930Z.170717T1936Z.NO/
923 PM EDT Mon Jul 17 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 10.4 feet
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river fell below flood stage Monday afternoon.
* Forecast...The river will fall to near 10.0 feet around  2 AM
  Tuesday July 18.
* At 11.0 feet...Flooding of lowland areas around Stryker can be
  expected.

&&

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

$$




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