Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
841 AM EDT Sun May 21 2017

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

  Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko...Miami...
  Wabash and Whitley Counties

.Rises on area rivers occurred as a result of recent rainfall.


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.


841 AM EDT Sun May 21 2017

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Eel River at North Manchester
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 7 AM Sunday 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 crest near 12.5 feet around  2 PM
  Sunday May 21 and fall below flood stage around  2 PM Monday May
* At 13.0 feet...South Mill Street lumber company built wall to
  prevent flooding after December 1990 flood.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.7 feet which occurred
  on Jun 27 2015.


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


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