Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
512 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a
Flood Warning for the following rivers...

  Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers affecting Elkhart...
  Branch and St. Joseph Counties
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at Mottville affecting Elkhart...Cass
  and St. Joseph Counties
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at Elkhart affecting Elkhart...St.
  Joseph and Cass Counties
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at South Bend affecting Elkhart...St.
  Joseph and Berrien Counties
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at Niles affecting Elkhart...St. Joseph
  and Berrien Counties


.Heavy rainfall, melting snow and runoff is expected to lead to flooding 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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512 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
 The Elkhart River at Goshen
* until Sunday evening.
* At 5 AM Tuesday the stage was 6.6 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage this morning
  and crest near 10.2 feet around  7 PM Wednesday February 21 and
  fall below flood stage around  9 PM Saturday February 24.
* At 10.0 feet...Several residential streets are flooded in Goshen,
  including Chicago Ave near Rogers Park. Parking lots of nearby
  businesses west of Rogers Park usually flood. Some residential
  areas may also flood.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.4 feet which occurred
  on Feb 6 2008.

&&

LAT...LON 4163 8592 4164 8589 4160 8583 4155 8582
      4155 8585 4158 8587

$$

INC039-MIC023-149-211011-
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512 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers
* from Wednesday afternoon until further notice.
* At 5 AM Tuesday the stage was 5.1 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Wednesday
  afternoon  and crest near 9.1 feet around  7 PM Saturday February
  24.
* At 9.0 feet...Moderate flooding of Scidmore Park can be expected.
  Evacuation of some animals in the park zoo can also be expected.
  High water affects several businesses and floods the basements of
  homes along south Main, Green, and Jackson Streets.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.6 feet which occurred
  on Mar 12 2009.

&&

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

$$

INC039-MIC027-149-211011-
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512 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at Mottville
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 4.8 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage very early Friday
  morning and crest near 9.0 feet around  1 AM Sunday February 25.
* At 9.0 feet...Moderate flooding of businesses and residences will
  occur in the village of Constantine.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.6 feet which occurred
  on Mar 13 2009.

&&

LAT...LON 4186 8568 4184 8566 4175 8578 4177 8581
      4180 8578

$$

INC039-141-MIC027-149-211011-
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512 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at Elkhart
* from Wednesday morning until further notice.
* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 21.9 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Wednesday morning
  and crest near 26.0 feet around  1 PM Friday February 23.
* At 27.0 feet...Water begins to affect businesses on east Jackson
  Street. Flooding affects a few first floor residences in the South
  Shore Drive area across from the hospital.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 26.1 feet which occurred
  on Mar 12 2009.

&&

LAT...LON 4166 8616 4168 8616 4171 8594 4169 8594
      4167 8599

$$

INC039-141-MIC021-211011-
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512 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at South Bend
* from Wednesday morning until further notice.
* At 5 AM Monday the stage was 2.3 feet and steady.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Wednesday morning
  and crest near 8.5 feet around  1 AM Saturday February 24.
* At 9.0 feet...Moderate flooding is in progress. Flooding almost
  completely submerges parks and floods local streets near the St.
  Joseph River.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.0 feet which occurred
  on Mar 12 2009.

&&

LAT...LON 4172 8629 4178 8628 4178 8626 4166 8621
      4166 8624

$$

INC039-141-MIC021-211011-
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/NILM4.2.ER.180220T1900Z.180224T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
512 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at Niles
* from this afternoon until further notice.
* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 9.6 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday afternoon
  and crest near 14.3 feet around  1 AM Saturday February 24.
* At 14.0 feet...Moderate flooding occurs in Niles. High water will
  affect Water Street, and low sections of Marmont and River Streets
  in Niles. Lowland flooding surrounding Island Park and low lying
  areas along the river near the wastewater treatment plant can be
  expected.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.8 feet which occurred
  on Mar 11 2009.

&&

LAT...LON 4192 8639 4192 8634 4183 8625 4178 8626
      4178 8627 4184 8638

$$




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