Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
633 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

  Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams...Allen AND Van Wert
  COUNTIES

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton AND Williams
  COUNTIES
  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble COUNTY

.Recent rainfall has led to rises on area rivers.

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.

&&

INC001-003-OHC161-231133-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-170124T0316Z/
/DCRI3.1.ER.170120T2115Z.170121T1830Z.170123T0316Z.NO/
633 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING.
* At 6 AM Sunday the stage was 17.6 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 17.0 foot flood stage
  around 10 PM Sunday January 22.
* At 17.5 feet...County road 225 north of Pleasant Mills is flooded.
  Agricultural land flooding increases in northern...central and
  eastern Adams County.

&&

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


$$

OHC039-051-171-231132-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170126T1200Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.170112T2255Z.170121T1400Z.170125T1200Z.NO/
633 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* At 6 AM Sunday the stage was 11.9 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 11.0 foot flood stage
  around  7 AM Wednesday January 25.
* At 12.0 feet...Portions of State Route 66 flood north of Archbold.

&&

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

$$

INC113-231132-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170124T1200Z/
/CPEI3.1.ER.170121T0345Z.170122T1200Z.170124T0600Z.UU/
633 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.
* At 5 AM Sunday the stage was 6.0 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 6.0 foot flood stage
  around  1 AM Tuesday January 24.
* 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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