Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
946 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

INC001-003-179-OHC161-250245-
/O.CON.KIWX.FF.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170525T0245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Allen IN-Wells IN-Adams IN-Van Wert OH-
946 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHERN ALLEN...NORTHEASTERN WELLS...ADAMS AND WESTERN VAN WERT
COUNTIES...

At 937 PM EDT, National Weather Service Doppler Radar continued to
show showers with very heavy rainfall in the warned area.
Van Wert Emergency Management reported numerous roads closed in
southwest Van Wert County with some residents evacuated from homes
due to flash flooding. Media was also reporting numerous roads in
Fort Wayne were impassable due to flash flooding. Radar
estimates and spotter reports indicate rainfall in the
warned area has been as high as over 5 inches this afternoon and
evening. Additional rainfall overnight in the warned area should
generally be a half to one inch with locally higher amounts.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Fort Wayne, New Haven, Decatur, Berne, Monroeville, Monroe, Ohio
City, Middletown, Middlebury, Preble, Dixon, Willshire, Wren,
Peterson, Zulu, Dull, Rivare, Schumm, Townley and Magley.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 4063 8497 4092 8516 4096 8521 4110 8526
      4118 8504 4112 8487 4101 8480 4099 8480
      4099 8479 4094 8476 4073 8454 4073 8480
      4059 8480

$$

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