Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
955 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...

  MISSISSINEWA RIVER NEAR MARION AFFECTING GRANT...MIAMI AND WABASH
  COUNTIES
  SALAMONIE RIVER BELOW WARREN AFFECTING BLACKFORD...HUNTINGTON...
  JAY...WABASH AND WELLS COUNTIES

.RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL HAS CAUSED MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING ALONG
AREA RIVERS.

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. RIVER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND UNDER
THE LEFT MENU BAR UNDER CURRENT CONDITIONS RIVERS AND LAKES AHPS.

ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN TIME. THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED IN
ABOUT 24 HOURS OR SOONER IF NECESSARY.

&&

INC053-103-169-241355-
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/MROI3.2.ER.140823T1411Z.140824T0600Z.140824T1630Z.NO/
955 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

 THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR
  THE MISSISSINEWA RIVER NEAR MARION
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 9 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET AND RISING.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY MORNING
  AND CREST NEAR 14.3 FEET AROUND  2 AM SUNDAY AUGUST 24 AND FALL
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 12 PM SUNDAY AUGUST 24.
* AT 14.0 FEET...FLOODING IN EASTERN AND NORTHERN SECTIONS OF MARION
  IS COMMON. WATER IS UP TO 4 FEET DEEP IN SOME HOMES. STATE ROUTE 1
  IS CLOSED FROM STATE ROUTE 28 TO COUNTY ROAD 800 IN RANDOLPH
  COUNTY.

&&

LAT...LON 4074 8603 4076 8592 4058 8559 4053 8567


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INC009-069-075-169-179-241355-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0072.000000T0000Z-140825T0340Z/
/WRNI3.1.ER.140822T2337Z.140823T1800Z.140824T0340Z.NO/
955 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

 THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR
  THE SALAMONIE RIVER BELOW WARREN
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.
* AT 9 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.5 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 13.6 FEET AROUND  2
  PM SATURDAY AUGUST 23 AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 11 PM
  SATURDAY AUGUST 23.
* AT 15.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. SECONDARY ROADS
  ARE BLOCKED AND THE TRANSFER OF PROPERTY TO HIGHER GROUND IS
  NECESSARY.

&&

LAT...LON 4080 8570 4082 8562 4069 8541 4067 8544
      4075 8565

$$



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