Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
954 PM EDT Fri May 26 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
  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...

  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County

.Water levels will remain high through the weekend due to runoff from recent
heavy 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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954 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 9 PM Friday the stage was 21.5 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 PM 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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954 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Marys River at Muldoon Bridge
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At 9 PM Friday the stage was 14.5 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 14.6 feet around  8
  AM Saturday May 27 and fall below flood stage around  1 PM Saturday
  May 27.
* 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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954 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Eel River at North Manchester
* until late Sunday night.
* At 9 PM Friday the stage was 8.8 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage early Saturday
  morning  and crest near 10.2 feet around  8 PM Saturday May 27 and
  fall below flood stage around  2 AM Sunday May 28.
* At 10.0 feet...Flood waters near lumber company and trailer court
  on South Mill Street.

&&

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

$$

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954 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Maumee River at Fort Wayne
* until late Sunday night.
* At 9 PM Friday the stage was 17.9 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 18.4 feet around  8
  AM Saturday May 27 and fall below flood stage around  1 AM Sunday
  May 28.
* At 18.0 feet...The lowest unprotected city streets begin to flood.
  A few residents of River Haven are affected by high water.

&&

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

$$

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954 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* until further notice.
* At 9 PM Friday the stage was 6.7 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 6.6 feet for the next 12
  hours.
* At 6.5 feet...Water begins to flood houses on Waldron Lake Drive.

&&

LAT...LON 4150 8570 4152 8568 4149 8559 4150 8544
      4149 8543 4144 8555

$$




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