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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
351 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Starke-Pulaski-Marshall-Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
White-Cass IN-Miami-Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-
Jay-Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-
Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, South Bend,
Mishawaka, New Carlisle, Walkerton, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee,
Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola, Fremont, Kendallville,
Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, Garrett, Knox, North Judson, Bass Lake,
Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville, Plymouth, Bremen, Culver,
Rochester, Akron, Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, New Haven,
Monticello, Monon, Brookston, Logansport, Royal Center, Peru,
Grissom AFB, Mexico, Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, Berne, Marion, Gas City,
Upland, Hartford City, Montpelier, Portland, Dunkirk, Niles,
Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan,
Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis,
Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon, Coldwater, Bronson,
Hillsdale, Jonesville, Litchfield, Bryan, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville,
Napoleon, Deshler, Liberty Center, Paulding, Antwerp, Payne,
Ottawa, Leipsic, Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert,
Ohio City, Lima, and Spencerville
351 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018 /251 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018/


The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan, and
  northwest Ohio, including the following areas, in northern
  Indiana, Adams, Allen IN, Blackford, Cass IN, De Kalb,
  Elkhart, Fulton IN, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La
  Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph
  IN, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley. In
  southwest Michigan, Berrien, Branch, Cass MI, Hillsdale, and
  St. Joseph MI. In northwest Ohio, Allen OH, Defiance, Fulton
  OH, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, and Williams.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rain is expected across the watch
  area, with heaviest amounts expected along and west of
  Interstate 69. Locally higher amounts are possible.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

If you live along streams and rivers or in any flood prone area,
remain alert to this flooding potential the next several days.
Listen to NOAA Weather All Hazards Radio or other sources for the
latest forecast information.



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1129 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

  Tippecanoe River near Ora affecting Fulton...Kosciusko...Marshall...
  Pulaski and Starke Counties
  Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County
  Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko...Miami...
  Wabash and Whitley Counties
  Yellow River at Plymouth affecting Marshall...Starke and St. Joseph
  Maumee River at Fort Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties
  Maumee River near Defiance affecting Defiance and Henry Counties
  Saint Joseph River Ohio near St. Joe River Ft. Wayne affecting Allen
  Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams...Allen and Van Wert
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at Niles affecting Elkhart...St. Joseph
  and Berrien Counties

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

  Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte...Starke and St. Joseph
  Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County

  Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb
  and Defiance Counties
  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County
  Elkhart River at Goshen affecting Elkhart and Noble Counties
  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

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


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 under Rivers and Lakes.

All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in
about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.


1129 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Eel River at North Manchester
* until late Friday night.
* At 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.4 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 14.3 feet around  7
  PM Wednesday February 21 and fall below flood stage around 12 AM
  Friday February 23.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.5 feet which occurred
  on Apr 19 2013.


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


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
835 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-Starke-
Pulaski-Marshall-Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-White-Cass IN-
Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-
Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
835 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018 /735 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest
Michigan...northern Indiana and northwest Ohio.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The combination of recent rainfall, saturated ground and periods of
rain will cause flooding on many area streams and rivers. For the
latest information, please refer to our webpage and any flood
warnings and statements issued by this office.

A wintry mix is possible over northwest Indiana into far southern
Lower Michigan late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

River flooding will continue through the rest of the week across the
area. For the latest flood information, please refer to our webpage
and any flood warnings or statements issued by this office.

A wintry mix is possible at times from Wednesday night through
Thursday night.


Reports of flooding and rainfall amounts would be appreciated over
the next couple of days.


Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at


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