Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44
000
WGUS83 KIWX 200120
FLSIWX


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
920 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended 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
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at South Bend affecting Elkhart...St.
  Joseph and Berrien Counties

.Following recent heavy rainfall, and continued rainfall in the area
local rivers are steady or falling from their recent crests.

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-OHC039-210119-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-180522T0000Z/
/NVLI3.1.ER.180515T1530Z.180518T0130Z.180521T0000Z.NO/
920 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* until Monday evening.
* At 8 PM Saturday the stage was 12.9 feet and falling.
* 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 PM Sunday May 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 12.9 feet which occurred
  on Dec 18 2011.

&&

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


$$

OHC039-051-171-210119-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.180514T2052Z.180516T1730Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
920 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until further notice.
* At 8 PM Saturday the stage was 12.3 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall to near 12.1 feet around  2 AM
  Sunday May 20.
* 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-MIC023-149-210119-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-180524T0000Z/
/TRVM4.1.ER.180515T0211Z.180517T1545Z.180523T0000Z.NO/
920 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 8.4 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  8 PM Tuesday May 22.
* At 8.0 feet...Minor flooding of apartments near the river along
  Mechanic Street, the River Glen Condos on east Michigan Ave, and
  basements of several homes along River Drive can be expected.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.3 feet which occurred
  on Apr 22 2013.

&&

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

$$

INC039-141-MIC021-210119-
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0051.000000T0000Z-180521T1800Z/
/SBNI3.1.ER.180515T0800Z.180517T0400Z.180520T1800Z.NO/
920 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Saint Joseph River Michigan at South Bend
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 6 PM Saturday the stage was 5.7 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 5.5 foot flood stage
  around  2 PM Sunday May 20.
* At 5.5 feet...The river reaches flood stage with the lowest
  residential areas beginning to flood.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.0 feet which occurred
  on Dec 28 2008.

&&

LAT...LON 4172 8629 4178 8628 4178 8626 4166 8621
      4166 8624

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.