Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
955 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers...

  Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers affecting Elkhart...
  Branch and St. Joseph Counties

...The Flood Warning continues 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

.Recent rainfall led to rises on area rivers.


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.

&&

INC003-033-OHC039-210154-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-180421T1200Z/
/NVLI3.1.ER.180416T1200Z.180418T1230Z.180420T1200Z.NO/
955 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* until Saturday morning.
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 12.4 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 12.0 foot flood stage
  around  8 AM Friday April 20.
* 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 12.0 feet which occurred
  on Dec 30 2015.

&&

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


$$

OHC039-051-171-210154-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-180422T0400Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.180415T2221Z.180418T0630Z.180421T0400Z.NO/
955 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until late Saturday night.
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 12.1 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 11.0 foot flood stage
  around 12 AM Saturday April 21.
* At 12.0 feet...Portions of State Route 66 flood north of Archbold.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.9 feet which occurred
  on Jun 1 2015.

&&

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

$$

INC039-MIC023-149-200225-
/O.CAN.KIWX.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-180421T1200Z/
/TRVM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
955 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 6.6 feet
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river crested below flood stage at 6.7 feet Thursday
  morning. The river will continue falling.
* At 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of the Scidmore Park picnic
  facilities in Three Rivers.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.0 feet which occurred
  on May 31 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4186 8568 4197 8564 4197 8554 4196 8554
      4193 8561 4184 8566

$$




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