Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1007 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

  Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County

  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  Counties

.Recent snowmelt, rainfall, and expected rainfall will lead to rises
on area rivers through the week.

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.

&&

OHC171-190307-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MONO1.1.ER.180219T0600Z.180221T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1007 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier
* until further notice.
* 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 very early Monday
  morning and crest near 12.8 feet around  7 AM Wednesday February
  21. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* 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.

&&

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


$$

OHC039-051-171-190307-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0003.180218T2100Z-000000T0000Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.180218T2100Z.180223T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1007 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 10.5 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Sunday afternoon
  and crest near 12.4 feet around  7 PM Thursday February 22.
  Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 12.0 feet...Portions of State Route 66 flood north of Archbold.

&&

LAT...LON 4130 8444 4149 8446 4159 8439 4159 8429
      4130 8438

$$




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