Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
314 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

OHC161-021015-
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VAN WERT OH-
314 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE
  AREAS IN...
  SOUTH CENTRAL VAN WERT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO

* UNTIL 615 AM EDT

* AT 312 AM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER OHIO CITY...OR ABOUT 8 MILES
SOUTH OF VAN WERT. THESE STORMS WERE MOVING SLOWLY NORTHEAST AT 5
MPH AND WERE ALSO REDEVELOPING OVER THE SAME AREA. RADAR ESTIMATES
BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER RURAL PARTS OF
SOUTHERN VAN WERT COUNTY.

FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS...STREAMS AND CULVERTS ARE LIKELY IN THIS
AREA. SOME COUNTY ROADS MAY HAVE WATER FLOWING ACROSS THEM. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

TO REPORT FLOODING...POST YOUR INFORMATION ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA FACEBOOK PAGE...OR YOU CAN POST ON TWITTER
WITH THE HASHTAG... #NWSIWX.

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LAT...LON 4084 8468 4083 8450 4073 8456 4073 8473

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