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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1008 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

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

  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County

.Recent and forecast rainfall will keep the Elkhart River at Cosperville
above flood stage.

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.

&&

INC113-250208-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0071.000000T0000Z-170527T0000Z/
/CPEI3.1.ER.170521T0845Z.170524T0600Z.170526T1800Z.UU/
1008 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* until Friday evening.
* At 9 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.2 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  2 PM Friday May 26.
* 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

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
804 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Indiana...

  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

&&

INC089-111-241504-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0086.000000T0000Z-170528T0000Z/
/SLBI3.1.ER.170523T1945Z.170526T0600Z.170527T1800Z.NO/
804 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  745 PM Tuesday the stage was 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.3 feet by early
  Friday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Lowland agricultural flooding begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4118 8722 4111 8753 4121 8756 4127 8727


$$

RC

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following river in
western Indiana...

  Wabash River...


.Lowland river flooding continued along the Wabash River in western
Indiana from Lafayette to near Vincennes early Tuesday afternoon.
The latest crest was approaching Covington.  This crest will flatten
out as it moves downstream.  The current high water is not nearly as
extensive as experienced during the first half of May.

Additional rain on Wednesday and Thursday will prolong high water
along the Wabash River.  Flooding in the Hutsonville, Illinois and
Riverton, Indiana areas will extend into early June.


Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.



INC045-121-165-171-241627-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0191.000000T0000Z-170530T1536Z/
/CVGI3.1.ER.170521T0600Z.170524T1200Z.170530T0336Z.NO/
1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Tuesday May 30.
* At 11:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 21.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.0 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
  before midnight.
* At 23.0 feet...Flood water is at critical height for most
  agricultural levees.

&&

LAT...LON 4033 8709 4017 8737 3997 8739 3997 8745
      4020 8747 4040 8709

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following river in
western Indiana...

  Wabash River...


.Lowland river flooding continued along the Wabash River in western
Indiana from Lafayette to near Vincennes early Tuesday afternoon.
The latest crest was approaching Covington.  This crest will flatten
out as it moves downstream.  The current high water is not nearly as
extensive as experienced during the first half of May.

Additional rain on Wednesday and Thursday will prolong high water
along the Wabash River.  Flooding in the Hutsonville, Illinois and
Riverton, Indiana areas will extend into early June.


Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.



INC045-121-157-165-171-241628-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0190.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LAFI3.2.ER.170521T0100Z.170522T1846Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 14.3 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* At 17.0 feet...Lowland flooding in progress.  Flood waters close SR
  225 just south of the Wabash River near Battleground. Walking and
  bike trails in Tapawingo Park area are flooded.  Warren CR 350 N in
  the Black Rock Preserve area flooded.  Flood waters near Tippecanoe
  CR 950 W south of CR 75 S.

&&

LAT...LON 4054 8670 4040 8688 4033 8709 4040 8709
      4048 8688 4056 8673

$$


Dense Fog Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
148 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-241400-
/O.NEW.KLOT.MF.Y.0019.170524T0648Z-170524T1400Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
148 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
948 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
250300-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake Illinois-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
948 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017 /1048 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...Overnight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Limited Fog Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Patchy fog is possible mainly over northern Illinois. Some of this
may be dense.

Portions of the Kankakee River in northwest Indiana will remain
in flood.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Wednesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
Friday through Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

In addition, portions of the Kankakee River in northwest Indiana
will remain in flood.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

&&

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
405 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-241000-
Midland-Bay-Huron-Saginaw-Tuscola-Sanilac-Shiawassee-Genesee-Lapeer-
St. Clair-Livingston-Oakland-Macomb-Washtenaw-Wayne-Lenawee-Monroe-
405 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for southeast Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

There is a chance of thunderstorms through mid evening, mainly north
and west of a Howell to Sandusky line. These storms are not expected
to be severe while the strongest will be capable of producing wind
gusts to 40 mph and pea size hail. Motion will be southwest to
northeast 25 to 30 mph.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

There is a chance of thunderstorms from Wednesday afternoon into
Thursday, mainly along and south of highway M 59. These storms are
not expected to be severe.

There will be another chance of thunderstorms Saturday night and
Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed tonight.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1145 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-240800-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
1145 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered non severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and
evening. Locally heavy rainfall and cloud to ground lightning are
the expected hazards.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Scattered thunderstorms are possible again Wednesday afternoon into
Wednesday evening. Heavy rainfall and cloud to ground lightning are
the expected hazards.

A low pressure system moving northward from Kentucky may bring
locally heavy rainfall to the area Wednesday night into Thursday
morning. Some areas across Southern Lower Michigan could see in
excess of one inch of rainfall by Thursday morning. Localized
flooding is possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1145 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

LMZ844>849-240800-
St Joseph to South Haven MI-South Haven to Holland MI-
Holland to Grand Haven MI-Grand Haven to Whitehall MI-
Whitehall to Pentwater MI-Pentwater to Manistee MI-
1145 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Isolated thunderstorms are possible Wednesday afternoon and evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$


WDM/DUKE


Hydrologic Outlook


Hydrologic Outlook
INC001-003-009-017-033-039-049-053-069-075-085-087-099-103-113-
131-151-169-179-181-183-OHC003-039-051-069-125-137-161-171-240745-
Adams-Allen IN-Blackford-Cass IN-De Kalb-Elkhart-Fulton IN-Grant-
Huntington-Jay-Kosciusko-Lagrange-Marshall-Miami-Noble-Pulaski-
Steuben-Wabash-Wells-White-Whitley-Allen OH-Defiance-Fulton OH-
Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Williams-

Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
336 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017 /236 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017/

...Rain and additional flooding possible Wednesday into
Thursday...

Rain is expected to overspread the region Wednesday into
Wednesday night. The heaviest rain is expected to fall Wednesday
afternoon into Wednesday evening. Rainfall amounts are expected to
generally range between 0.50" and 1.00", with localized heavy
amounts up to 1.50 inches possible. This combined with recent
heavy rains will likely lead to at least some localized minor
river and lowland flooding later Wednesday into Thursday.
Residents living in flood prone areas should pay close attention
to to the latest forecast information.


$$

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