Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1043 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

  Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and
  Defiance Counties
  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  Counties

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

  Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County

 .Heavy rain late last week and into the weekend resulted in rising
water on area rivers. Generally speaking, rivers are forecast to
crest within the next couple of days.

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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1043 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier
* until Thursday evening.
* At 8 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.2 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 12.3 feet around  8
  PM Tuesday April 17 and fall below flood stage around  8 PM
  Wednesday April 18.
* At 12.0 feet...Flooding of low land and agricultural land begins
  near the river.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.0 feet which occurred
  on Feb 10 2018.

&&

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


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1043 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* until Sunday morning.
* At 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.4 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 12.7 feet around  2
  PM Thursday April 19 and fall below flood stage around  8 AM
  Saturday April 21.
* At 12.0 feet...DeKalb County Road 42 about 3 miles northeast of
  Newville floods. Agricultural and low lands flood along the St.
  Joseph River to the Cedarville Reservoir.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.9 feet which occurred
  on Dec 18 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4126 8498 4140 8481 4139 8478 4123 8493


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OHC039-051-171-181442-
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/STRO1.1.ER.180415T2221Z.180418T1200Z.180421T1330Z.NO/
1043 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until Sunday morning.
* At 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.8 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 13.2 feet around  2
  PM Wednesday April 18 and fall below flood stage around  9 AM
  Saturday April 21.
* At 13.0 feet...Flood waters begin to affect some farm buildings
  near Stryker and flood some secondary roads.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.1 feet which occurred
  on Jul 15 2017.

&&

LAT...LON 4130 8444 4149 8446 4159 8439 4159 8429
      4130 8438

$$




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