Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
946 PM EDT Mon May 29 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended 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 Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams...Allen and Van Wert
  Counties

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

  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County

.Recent rainfall 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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946 PM EDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* until further notice.
* At 9 PM 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 remain near 7.1 feet for the next 12
  hours.
* 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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INC179-310145-
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946 PM EDT Mon May 29 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Wabash River near Bluffton
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 11.1 feet and falling.
* 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 11 AM Tuesday May 30.
* At 11.0 feet...River Road at Bluffton begins to flood.

&&

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

$$

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/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0075.000000T0000Z-170531T0936Z/
/NMCI3.2.ER.170525T1326Z.170529T0615Z.170530T0936Z.NO/
946 PM EDT Mon May 29 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Eel River at North Manchester
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 9.6 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 9.0 foot flood stage
  around  5 AM Tuesday May 30.
* At 10.0 feet...Flood waters near lumber company and trailer court
  on South Mill Street.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.1 feet which occurred
  on Apr 12 2013.

&&

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

$$

INC003-OHC125-310145-
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/FTWI3.1.ER.170525T0910Z.170527T1430Z.170530T0209Z.NO/
946 PM EDT Mon May 29 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Maumee River at Fort Wayne
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 17.1 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 17.0 foot flood stage
  around 10 PM Monday May 29.
* At 17.0 feet...Flooding occurs in parks and farmland in Allen
  County. Unprotected lowland and county roads become affected by
  flood waters.


&&

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

$$

OHC039-069-310145-
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/DEFO1.1.ER.170527T0247Z.170528T0900Z.170530T0900Z.NO/
946 PM EDT Mon May 29 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Maumee River near Defiance
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 10.3 feet and falling.
* 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  5 AM Tuesday May 30.
* At 10.0 feet...Flooding occurs in Kingsbury and Pontiac Parks.


&&

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


$$

INC001-003-OHC161-310145-
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946 PM EDT Mon May 29 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 18.9 feet and rising.
* 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  2 PM Wednesday May 31.
* At 18.5 feet...County Road 225 North...just north of Pleasant Mills
  Indiana is closed by flood water. Low land areas of Kekionga Park
  on the southeast side of Decatur begin flooding. Flooding is
  limited to farm land in Pleasant Mills Indiana and Wilshire Ohio.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.8 feet which occurred
  on Apr 6 2009.

&&

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


$$



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