Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1011 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

...Flooding severity forecast to increase from Minor to Moderate for
the following rivers in Ohio

  Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County

.Recent heavy rain has led to flooding along the Sain Joseph river.

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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OHC171-161411-
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/MONO1.2.ER.180515T0425Z.180517T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1011 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier
* from this morning until further notice.
* At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 13.0 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to crest at 14.2 feet late on Wednesday
  May 16.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* At 14.0 feet...County Road K, one mile southwest of Montpelier is
  flooded. Flood waters affect the southeast side of Pioneer and
  cover large areas of low land and agricultural land near the river.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.4 feet which occurred
  on Feb 7 2008.

&&

LAT...LON 4158 8464 4169 8455 4167 8453 4156 8461


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