Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

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

  Wabash River at Wabash affecting Cass...Miami and Wabash Counties

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County
  Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko...
  Miami...Wabash and Whitley Counties
  Maumee River at Fort Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties
  Maumee River near Defiance affecting Defiance and Henry Counties
  Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb
  and Defiance Counties
  Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams...Allen and Van
  Wert Counties
  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County

.Recent heavy rainfall will continue to cause flooding on many rivers
in the area.

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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340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Eel River at North Manchester
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 2 AM Monday the stage was 11.5 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 11.6 feet around  8
  AM Monday May 29 and fall below flood stage around  7 AM Tuesday
  May 30.
* 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 11.4 feet which occurred
  on Nov 30 2011.

&&

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

$$

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340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* until further notice.
* At 3 AM Monday the stage was 7.1 feet and steady.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to 7.1 feet around  8 AM
  Monday May 29 with additional rises possible thereafter.
* At 7.0 feet...The north end of Lakeview Drive is covered by water.
  Several houses have water to their foundations on Steinberger Lake
  Drive.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.1 feet which occurred
  on Apr 25 2013.

&&

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

$$

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340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River near Bluffton
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 3 AM Monday the stage was 11.9 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 10.0 foot flood stage
  around  3 AM Tuesday May 30.
* At 12.0 feet...River Road and a few county roads are closed by high
  water.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.0 feet which occurred
  on Jun 15 2015.

&&

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

$$

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340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Wabash River at Wabash
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 2 AM Monday the stage was 14.4 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 15.5 feet around  2
  PM Monday May 29 and fall below flood stage around 12 AM Tuesday
  May 30.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.1 feet which occurred
  on Dec 15 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4070 8618 4078 8619 4086 8570 4081 8568
      4078 8582

$$

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340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Maumee River at Fort Wayne
* until Tuesday morning.
* At 3 AM Monday the stage was 17.8 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 17.0 foot flood stage
  around 11 AM Monday May 29.
* At 18.0 feet...The lowest unprotected city streets begin to flood.
  A few residents of River Haven are affected by high water.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.0 feet which occurred
  on Dec 30 2015.

&&

LAT...LON 4107 8513 4110 8511 4110 8505 4113 8495
      4111 8492 4106 8503

$$

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340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Maumee River near Defiance
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 3 AM Monday the stage was 11.1 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 11.3 feet around  8
  AM Monday May 29 and fall below flood stage around 12 PM Tuesday
  May 30.
* At 12.3 feet...Flooding begins on Auglaize and East Front Streets
  and in the rear of the building at Leever Glass.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.3 feet which occurred
  on Apr 20 2013.

&&

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


$$

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340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* until late Thursday night.
* At 3 AM Monday the stage was 12.0 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 12.5 feet around  8
  AM Wednesday May 31 and fall below flood stage around  2 AM
  Thursday June  1.
* At 12.0 feet...DeKalb County Road 42 about 3 miles northeast of
  Newville floods. Agricultural and low lands flood along the St.
  Joseph River to the Cedarville Reservoir.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.0 feet which occurred
  on Dec 30 2015.

&&

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


$$

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340 AM EDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* until late Thursday night.
* At 3 AM Monday the stage was 18.4 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 19.2 feet around  2
  AM Wednesday May 31 and fall below flood stage around  5 AM
  Thursday June  1.
* At 19.5 feet...Flooding expands into more farm land in the Decatur
  area. Flood waters approach Piqua Road...US 224...Ohio State Route
  49 and Indiana 101 just north of Pleasant Mills. Flood water begins
  to cross Ohio highway 49 north of Wilshire, Ohio.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.6 feet which occurred
  on May 26 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4093 8506 4094 8504 4084 8491 4082 8494


$$



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