Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1034 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a
Flood Warning for the following rivers...

  Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells COUNTY
  Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte...Starke AND St. Joseph
  COUNTIES
  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble COUNTY

.Recent rainfall has contributed to rises on the Wabash river at Blufton,
Kankakee river at Davis and Elkhart river at Cosperville.


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.

&&

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/BLFI3.1.ER.170120T1437Z.170120T1800Z.170121T0300Z.NO/
1034 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Wabash River near Bluffton
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.
* At 10 AM Friday the stage was 10.0 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to crest near 10.1 feet around  1 PM
  Friday January 20 and fall below flood stage around 10 PM Friday
  January 20.
* At 10.0 feet...The river is at flood stage. Flooding of
  agricultural land begins.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.1 feet which occurred
  on Mar 16 2010.

&&

LAT...LON 4085 8552 4088 8541 4078 8512 4072 8508
      4069 8511

$$

INC091-141-149-211534-
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/DAVI3.1.ER.170121T0000Z.170121T1200Z.170123T0600Z.NO/
934 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Kankakee River at Davis
* FROM THIS EVENING TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 9.8 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Friday evening and
  crest near 10.3 feet around  6 AM Saturday January 21 and fall
  below flood stage around 12 AM Monday January 23.
* At 10.0 feet...Flooding of low lying agricultural areas begins.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.4 feet which occurred
  on Nov 4 2016.

&&

LAT...LON 4145 8667 4144 8661 4130 8673 4131 8679
      4143 8670

$$

INC113-211534-
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/CPEI3.1.ER.170120T1800Z.170122T0000Z.170124T0600Z.UU/
334 PM GMT FRI JAN 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 5.9 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Friday afternoon
  and crest near 6.1 feet around  7 PM Saturday January 21 and fall
  below flood stage around  1 AM Tuesday January 24.
* At 6.0 feet...Water approaches some houses around Skinner Lake,
  especially along State Road 8.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.5 feet which occurred
  on Jan 16 2005.

&&

LAT...LON 4150 8570 4152 8568 4149 8559 4150 8544
      4149 8543 4144 8555

$$



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