Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
453 AM EDT SUN JUN 28 2015

...Flooding severity Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in Indiana...Ohio...
  Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and
  Defiance Counties

...Flooding severity forecast to increase from Minor to Moderate for
the following rivers in Ohio

  Blanchard River at Ottawa affecting Putnam County
  Maumee River near Defiance affecting Defiance and Henry Counties

.Heavy persistent rainfall has led to rises on area rivers and flooding
is expected to continue.

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.

&&

OHC137-290853-
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/OTTO1.2.ER.150628T0450Z.150629T0600Z.150701T0815Z.NO/
453 AM EDT SUN JUN 28 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Blanchard River at Ottawa
* until late Wednesday night.
* At 4 AM Sunday the stage was 24.3 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to crest near 27.5 feet around  8 AM
  Monday June 29 and fall below flood stage around  4 AM Wednesday
  July  1.
* 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

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OHC039-069-290853-
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/DEFO1.2.ER.150627T1541Z.150628T1800Z.150630T1415Z.NO/
453 AM EDT SUN JUN 28 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Maumee River near Defiance
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 3 AM Sunday the stage was 14.6 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to crest near 15.5 feet around  2 PM
  Sunday June 28 and fall below flood stage around 10 AM Tuesday June
  30.
* At 15.3 feet...Mobile home park in Kingsbury Court floods and water
  is at the rear of houses along the 700 block of North Riverside
  Avenue and West River Drive.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.0 feet which occurred
  on Jan 25 1999.

&&

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


$$

INC003-033-OHC039-290853-
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/NVLI3.2.ER.150627T2040Z.150629T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
453 AM EDT SUN JUN 28 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* until further notice.
* At 4 AM Sunday the stage was 13.6 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* At 14.0 feet...Significant flooding occurs on DeKalb County Road 42
  about 3 miles northeast of Newville. Considerable agricultural and
  low land flooding occurs along the St. Joseph River to the
  Cedarville Reservoir.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.2 feet which occurred
  on Apr 22 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 4126 8498 4140 8481 4139 8478 4123 8493


$$



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