Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1037 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

  Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County

.Recent rains and snow melt has led to rises on area rivers.

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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1037 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier
* from late tonight to Monday afternoon.
* At 8 AM Friday the stage was 8.9 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage early Saturday
  morning  and crest near 12.6 feet around 7 PM Saturday February 17
  and fall below flood stage around 2 PM Sunday February 18.
* At 13.0 feet...County Road K, one mile southwest of Montpelier
  begins to flood. Some flooding begins to affect the village of
  Pioneer. Significant low land and agricultural flooding occurs near
  the river.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.7 feet which occurred
  on Dec 17 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4158 8464 4169 8455 4167 8453 4156 8461


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