Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1131 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2015

...The flood warning has been extended for the following rivers...

  Kankakee River at Davis Route 30 affecting La Porte...Starke and St.
  Joseph Counties
  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  Counties


.Recent heavy rainfall has caused the Kankakee River at Davis Route 30
and the Tiffin River near Stryker to go above flood stage.

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 under Hydrology...  Rivers and Lakes.


All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in
about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.

&&

INC091-141-149-020331-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150606T1800Z/
/DAVI3.1.ER.150531T1740Z.150601T1800Z.150605T1800Z.NO/
1031 PM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Kankakee River at Davis Route 30
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 10 PM Sunday the stage was 10.7 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 10.9 feet around 1
  PM Monday June 1 and fall below flood stage around 1 PM Friday
  June 5.
* at 11.0 feet...Flooding of secondary roads near the river begins.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.3 feet which occurred
  on Dec 16 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4145 8667 4144 8661 4130 8673 4131 8679
      4143 8670

$$

OHC039-051-171-020331-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150603T0325Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.150531T2000Z.150601T0600Z.150602T0325Z.NO/
1131 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2015

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 11 PM Sunday the stage was 11.7 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 12.0 feet around 2
  AM Monday June 1 and fall below flood stage around 11 PM Monday
  June 1.
* at 12.0 feet...Portions of State Route 66 flood north of Archbold.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.9 feet which occurred
  on Dec 25 2013.

&&

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

$$




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