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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1034 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

  Wabash River...

.Flood waters along the Wabash River continue to recede.  The river
will fall below flood stage from Vincennes to New Harmony by
tonight.  For the first time in 8 weeks...the river will go
below flood stage from Lafayette to Hutsonville by August 5th.

Rainfall for the week ending August 4th is expected around one half
of an inch in much of east central Illinois and central and southern
Indiana.  As a result the Wabash River will continue to slowly
recede through the week of August 2nd.


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.



INC045-121-165-171-311433-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0127.000000T0000Z-150805T0600Z/
/CVGI3.2.ER.150608T2357Z.150620T0615Z.150804T1800Z.UU/
1034 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At  9:45 AM Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday early afternoon.
* At 17.5 feet...Some low agricultural fields flood.  Backyard flood
  of cottages a short distance north of US Highway 136.  High water
  blocks land access to at least one residence.  From April 21 to May
  5, 2011 at least one South River Road resident boated to his house
  because of prolonged high water when the river was above 17.5 feet.

&&

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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1034 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

  Wabash River...

.Flood waters along the Wabash River continue to recede.  The river
will fall below flood stage from Vincennes to New Harmony by
tonight.  For the first time in 8 weeks...the river will go
below flood stage from Lafayette to Hutsonville by August 5th.

Rainfall for the week ending August 4th is expected around one half
of an inch in much of east central Illinois and central and southern
Indiana.  As a result the Wabash River will continue to slowly
recede through the week of August 2nd.


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.



INC045-121-157-165-171-311434-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0135.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LAFI3.2.ER.150613T0423Z.150619T0146Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1034 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until further notice.
* At 10:01 AM Thursday the stage was 12.3 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 12.1 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* At 12.0 feet...High water affects a few low river cabins and county
  roads.

&&

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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
946 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers...

  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Elkhart and
  Noble Counties

.The North Branch of the Elkhart River will continue its slow
fall for the next few days.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...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 Hydrology...  Rivers and Lakes.


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

&&

INC039-113-311346-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0070.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CPEI3.2.ER.150710T0615Z.150721T1530Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
946 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* until further notice.
* At 9 AM Thursday the stage was 6.8 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 6.8 feet for the next 12
  hours.
* 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.

&&

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

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1103 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

LMZ844>849-302000-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-150730T2000Z/
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-
1103 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
908 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

LMZ043-301800-
/O.NEW.KIWX.SC.Y.0032.150730T1308Z-150730T1800Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-
908 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING TO
  10 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 FEET THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
  THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT
GUSTS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS ARE LIKELY...AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN
4 FEET ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES...OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX/?N=MARINE


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1111 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ037-043-050-056-064-071-302000-
/O.CON.KGRR.BH.S.0013.000000T0000Z-150730T2000Z/
MASON-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
1111 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION... STRONG CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS POSSIBLE.

* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS POSSIBLE.

* RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE.

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM ST. JOSEPH TO MANISTEE.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WINDS HAVE BEGUN TO DIMINISH AND
  SHOULD REMAIN 10 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES HAVE ALSO
  BEGUN TO DIMINISH AND SHOULD DECREASE TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WAVE ACTION MAKES SWIMMING DIFFICULT AND CAN TIRE EVEN A
STRONG SWIMMER QUICKLY.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

A LONGSHORE CURRENT IS A LAKE CURRENT THAT MOVES PARALLEL TO
SHORE. LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT
SWIMMERS FROM BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM...
MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

&&

$$


WEATHER.GOV/GRR

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
907 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ077-301800-
/O.NEW.KIWX.BH.S.0010.150730T1307Z-150730T1800Z/
BERRIEN-
907 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR HIGH WAVES AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS POSSIBLE...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH THIS
  MORNING WILL CREATE WAVES OF 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON. THIS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY DEADLY
  SWIMMING CONDITIONS DUE TO HIGH WAVES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  ALONG THE BEACHES IN BERRIEN COUNTY. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DIMINISH TOWARD NOON AND WAVES WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE EARLY THIS
  AFTERNOON.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES.
PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1057 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

LMZ740>745-311600-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
1057 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT
THROUGH THIS EVENING ALONG THE ILLINOIS LAKE SHORE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF PERIODIC THUNDERSTORMS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY...AND AGAIN TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
755 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-310830-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
755 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER EXISTS TODAY DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF WARM
TEMPERATURES...GUSTY WEST WINDS AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
755 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

LMZ844>849-310830-
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-
755 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

3 TO 5 FOOT WAVES TODAY WILL CREATE A HIGH SWIM RISK FOR BEACH GOERS
AND HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

MEADE

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