Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
457 AM EDT Mon Apr 29 2019 /357 AM CDT Mon Apr 29 2019/

...Wet Conditions Through Thursday May Lead to More Flooding...

Several rounds of rain are expected through Thursday,This could
lead to more flooding during the upcoming week and into the
weekend.

The greatest rainfall amounts through Tuesday are forecasted to
fall across the Kankakee and St. Joseph river basins in
northwestern Indiana and southwestern Lower Michigan where 1 to 2
inches of rain is expected. Lesser amounts look to fall across the
Maumee and Upper Wabash river basins for this same period. Heavy
rain could become a threat for Tuesday night into Wednesday night
for all basins with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall,
along with locally heavier amounts where thunderstorms occur.
However, these trends and the location of heavy rainfall can still
change as the forecast unfolds so continue to monitor forecasts
this week.

The long range outlook from the Climate Prediction Center
for the months of May, June and July favors greater chances for
above normal precipitation. With our wet spring so far, high water
table and above normal streamflow, greater than normal rainfall
during this period could lead to additional river flooding at
times.

Anyone living in flood prone areas or having special interest in
locations prone to flooding should pay attention to forecasts and
monitor river and streamflow conditions. Take time now to
proactively plan for possible flooding and take precautions as
necessary.

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Lashley/Fisher

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