Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
458 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

  Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams...Allen AND Van Wert
  COUNTIES

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

  Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte...Starke AND St. Joseph
  COUNTIES
  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton AND Williams
  COUNTIES
  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble COUNTY

.Recent rainfall has led to rises 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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358 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kankakee River at Davis
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* At 3 PM Saturday the stage was 10.4 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 10.0 foot flood stage
  around 12 PM Monday January 23.
* At 11.0 feet...Flooding of secondary roads near the river begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4145 8667 4144 8661 4130 8673 4131 8679
      4143 8670

$$

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958 PM GMT SAT JAN 21 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
* At 4 PM Saturday the stage was 18.0 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 17.0 foot flood stage
  around  5 AM Sunday January 22.
* At 18.5 feet...County Road 225 North...just north of Pleasant Mills
  Indiana is closed by flood water. Low land areas of Kekionga Park
  on the southeast side of Decatur begin flooding. Flooding is
  limited to farm land in Pleasant Mills Indiana and Wilshire Ohio.

&&

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


$$

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958 PM GMT SAT JAN 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
* At 4 PM Saturday the stage was 11.9 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 11.0 foot flood stage
  around  4 AM Tuesday January 24.
* 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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958 PM GMT SAT JAN 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.
* At 4 PM Saturday the stage was 6.0 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 6.0 foot flood stage
  around  1 AM Tuesday January 24.
* At 6.0 feet...Water approaches some houses around Skinner Lake,
  especially along State Road 8.

&&

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

$$




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