Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1221 PM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

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BERRIEN MI-CASS MI-
1221 PM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BERRIEN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...
  WESTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT

* AT 1218 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN WHICH WILL CAUSE FLOODING. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  NILES...ST. JOSEPH...DOWAGIAC...BUCHANAN...FAIR PLAIN...BRIDGMAN...
  BERRIEN SPRINGS...CASSOPOLIS...THREE OAKS...EDWARDSBURG...
  STEVENSVILLE...SHOREWOOD-TOWER HILL...
  SHOREWOOD-TOWER HILLS-HARBERT...POKAGON...SODUS...BARODA...
  SHOREHAM...EAU CLAIRE...GALIEN AND DAILEY.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF A HALF INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA. THE HEAVY RAIN THAT FELL EARLIER THIS WEEK HAS LEFT
SOIL CONDITIONS SATURATED. RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL TODAY WILL LIKELY
LEAD TO RAPID RISES ON LOCAL STREAMS WHILE CULVERTS AND DITCHES
FILL RAPIDLY WITH WATER AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4201 8602 4180 8603 4181 8671 4194 8657
      4208 8651

$$

SLL



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