Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1009 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

  Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko...Miami...
  Wabash and Whitley Counties

.Rainfall overnight and expected rainfall over the next 24 hours
is expected cause minor flooding along the Eel River at
North Manchester.

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.

&&

INC017-085-103-169-183-011509-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0017.170301T1648Z-170303T1300Z/
/NMCI3.1.ER.170301T1648Z.170302T0000Z.170302T1300Z.NO/
1009 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Eel River at North Manchester
* from Wednesday morning to Friday morning.
* At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 3.4 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Wednesday morning
  and crest near 9.9 feet around  7 PM Wednesday March  1 and fall
  below flood stage around  8 AM Thursday March  2.
* At 11.0 feet...Flood water nears the lumber company and trailer
  court on south Mill Street.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.9 feet which occurred
  on May 11 2016.

&&

LAT...LON 4076 8635 4097 8592 4102 8577 4099 8577
      4087 8599 4072 8631

$$




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