Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
543 AM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

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

  Auglaize River near Defiance Power Plant affecting Defiance County
  Maumee River near Defiance affecting Defiance and Henry Counties

.Recent heavy rainfall was continuing to cause rises on the Maumee
and Auglaize Rivers near Defiance... but the rivers are expected to
crest in these locations this morning.

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.

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OHC039-300943-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-150701T0600Z/
/DFCO1.2.ER.150628T1542Z.150629T1200Z.150630T0600Z.NO/
543 AM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Auglaize River near Defiance Power Plant
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 5 AM Monday the stage was 23.5 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 23.7 feet around  8
  AM Monday June 29 and fall below flood stage around  2 AM Tuesday
  June 30.
* At 23.0 feet...Homes on Riverside Avenue in Defiance begin to
  flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4125 8442 4129 8436 4128 8434 4126 8435
      4123 8439

$$

OHC039-069-300943-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-150703T1330Z/
/DEFO1.2.ER.150627T1541Z.150629T1200Z.150702T1330Z.NO/
543 AM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Maumee River near Defiance
* until Friday morning.
* At 1 AM Monday the stage was 18.5 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 19.0 feet around  8
  AM Monday June 29 and fall below flood stage around  9 AM Thursday
  July  2.
* At 19.0 feet...East side station pumps are activated at this level.

&&

LAT...LON 4121 8465 4127 8467 4131 8431 4128 8431


$$



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