Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
921 PM EDT Fri Jul 14 2017

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

  Blanchard River at Ottawa affecting Putnam County
  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  Counties

.Flooding continues along area rivers and streams thanks to recent
heavy rainfall.

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.

&&

OHC137-160121-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0105.000000T0000Z-170719T0618Z/
/OTTO1.2.ER.170713T2212Z.170715T0600Z.170718T0618Z.NO/
921 PM EDT Fri Jul 14 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Blanchard River at Ottawa
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 8 PM Friday the stage was 26.9 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 27.1 feet around  8
  AM Saturday July 15 and fall below flood stage around  2 AM Tuesday
  July 18.
* At 27.0 feet...Flooding worsens on the south side of Ottawa, with
  water on several roads. Flooding also begins in other areas of
  Ottawa.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 27.3 feet which occurred
  on Apr 13 2013.

&&

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

$$

OHC039-051-171-160120-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0099.000000T0000Z-170717T1800Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.170712T2300Z.170715T0600Z.170716T1800Z.NO/
921 PM EDT Fri Jul 14 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 9 PM Friday the stage was 13.0 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 13.1 feet around  2
  AM Saturday July 15 and fall below flood stage around  2 PM Sunday
  July 16.
* At 13.0 feet...Flood waters begin to affect some farm buildings
  near Stryker and flood some secondary roads.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.1 feet which occurred
  on Dec 17 2011.

&&

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

$$




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