Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
847 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers...

  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
  Saint Marys River at Muldoon Bridge affecting Allen County

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

  Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County
  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County

.Rises on area rivers occurred as a result of recent rainfall.

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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847 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Eel River at North Manchester
* until Tuesday morning.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was 11.5 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 9.0 foot flood stage
  around  6 AM Monday May 29.
* At 11.0 feet...Flood water nears the lumber company and trailer
  court on south Mill Street.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.4 feet which occurred
  on Nov 30 2011.

&&

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

$$

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847 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was 21.2 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 17.0 foot flood stage
  around  6 AM Tuesday May 30.
* At 21.5 feet...High water affects US 224...Piqua Rd...Ohio State
  Route 49 near the state line along with east side Decatur streets.
  Residential flooding begins on East Jackson and Ogg Streets.
  Bellmont High School grounds begin flooding.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.2 feet which occurred
  on Jun 28 2015.

&&

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


$$

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847 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Marys River at Muldoon Bridge
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was 15.6 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 15.9 feet around  2
  PM Saturday May 27 and fall below flood stage around  3 PM Sunday
  May 28.
* At 15.0 feet...Flooding occurs on the lowest unprotected city
  streets, park drives and county roads.

&&

LAT...LON 4104 8518 4109 8516 4109 8512 4104 8514
      4094 8504 4093 8506

$$

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847 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* until further notice.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was 7.0 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to 7.0 feet around  2 PM
  Saturday May 27 with additional rises possible thereafter.
* 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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847 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River near Bluffton
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was 10.0 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 11.3 feet around  8
  PM Saturday May 27 and fall below flood stage around  1 PM Sunday
  May 28.
* 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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847 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Maumee River at Fort Wayne
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was 19.0 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 19.8 feet around  8
  PM Saturday May 27 and fall below flood stage around  9 PM Monday
  May 29.
* At 20.0 feet...Some evacuations may be necessary in low,
  unprotected areas of River Haven.

&&

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

$$

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847 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Maumee River near Defiance
* until late Sunday night.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was 10.5 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 10.6 feet around  2
  PM Saturday May 27 and fall below flood stage around  3 AM Sunday
  May 28.
* At 10.0 feet...Flooding occurs in Kingsbury and Pontiac Parks.

&&

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


$$



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