NWS: Flood Warning in effect until 6/17/2015


National Weather Service


The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning in effect until June 17, 4:00 AM EDT:

Flood Warning

1043 AM EDT SUN JUN 14 2015

…The flood warning has been extended for the following rivers…

Auglaize River near Ft. Jennings affecting Allen…Paulding and Putnam Counties

Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams…Allen and Van Wert Counties

Heavy rain across the region has caused the Auglaize and Saint Marys River to rise above flood stage. Additional rain is expected to day so the potential for flooding will continue.


Safety message…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 Hydrology… Rivers and Lakes.

All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.


1043 AM EDT SUN JUN 14 2015

The Flood Warning has been extended for The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* until late Thursday night.
* At 10 AM Sunday the stage was 19.4 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast…The river will rise to a crest near 19.5 feet around 2 PM Sunday June 14 and fall below flood stage around 2 AM Thursday June 18.
* At 19.5 feet…Flooding expands into more farm land in the Decatur area. Flood waters approach Piqua Road…US 224…Ohio State Route 49 and Indiana 101 just north of Pleasant Mills.


LAT…LON 4093 8506 4094 8504 4084 8491 4082 8494


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