Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
833 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Flooding severity Changed from Moderate to Major Severity for the
following rivers in Indiana...Ohio...Michigan...
  Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and
  Defiance Counties
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers affecting Elkhart...
  Branch and St. Joseph Counties

.Recent rainfall and snowmelt 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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833 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers
* until further notice.
* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 9.6 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
*The river will rise to major flood stage by 7 am Saturday morning, and
crest at 11.1 feet shortly thereafter.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* At 10.6 feet...Expect moderate flooding of Scidmore Park. Flooding
  of the basements of several homes and businesses along south Main
  Street in the vicinity of the lumber yard can be expected.

&&

LAT...LON 4186 8568 4197 8564 4197 8554 4196 8554
      4193 8561 4184 8566

$$

INC003-033-OHC039-230132-
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833 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* until further notice.
* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* The river will rise to major flood stage by 7 pm EST Friday
evening, cresting at 17.1 feet shortly thereafter.
*Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* At 17.0 feet...Residential flooding occurs in Leo, Indiana.

&&

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


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