Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1045 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

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

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

.Heavy rainfall from earlier in the month resulted in high water levels 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.

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INC039-MIC023-149-271444-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-180528T0600Z/
/TRVM4.1.ER.180515T0211Z.180517T1545Z.180527T0600Z.NO/
1045 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers
* until late Sunday night.
* At 10 AM Saturday the stage was 7.2 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 7.0 foot flood stage
  around  2 AM Sunday May 27.
* 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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