Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1115 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

INC001-003-069-179-OHC125-161-190445-
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Allen IN-Huntington IN-Wells IN-Adams IN-Paulding OH-Van Wert OH-
1115 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1245 AM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN ALLEN...SOUTHEASTERN HUNTINGTON...
WELLS...ADAMS...SOUTHERN PAULDING AND NORTHWESTERN VAN WERT
COUNTIES...

At 1112 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small
stream flooding in the advisory area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain
has already fallen since early this evening. Up to another inch of
rain can be expected.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Van Wert, Bluffton, Decatur, Berne, Geneva, Monroeville, Payne,
Convoy, Monroe, Oakwood, Middlebury, Warren, Preble, Nottingham,
Dixon, Grover Hill, Willshire, Scott, Melrose and Haviland.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

&&

LAT...LON 4065 8545 4065 8546 4068 8546 4078 8529
      4110 8481 4112 8434 4111 8434 4073 8479
      4073 8480 4072 8480 4067 8486 4057 8501
      4057 8545

$$

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