NWS: Flood Warning with major flooding predicted

 

National Weather Service

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning in effect until June 16, 1:45 PM EDT:

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
403 AM EDT TUE JUN 16 2015

…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS…

  • WABASH RIVER AT LOGANSPORT AFFECTING ADAMS…CARROLL…CASS…HUNTINGTON…MIAMI…TIPPECANOE…WABASH AND WELLS COUNTIES
  • KANKAKEE RIVER AT DAVIS ROUTE 30 AFFECTING LA PORTE…ST. JOSEPH AND STARKE COUNTIES
  • SPY RUN CREEK AT SPY RUN AFFECTING ALLEN COUNTY

…FLOODING SEVERITY CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN INDIANA…OHIO…

  • SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR AFFECTING ADAMS…ALLEN AND VAN WERT COUNTIES
  • LITTLE RIVER ABOVE HUNTINGTON AFFECTING ALLEN…HUNTINGTON AND WABASH COUNTIES
  • EEL RIVER AT NORTH MANCHESTER AFFECTING CASS…KOSCIUSKO…MIAMI…WABASH AND WHITLEY COUNTIES

…FLOODING SEVERITY FORECAST TO INCREASE FROM MINOR TO MODERATE FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN INDIANA…OHIO

  • WABASH RIVER AT WABASH AFFECTING CASS…MIAMI AND WABASH COUNTIES
  • MAUMEE RIVER NEAR DEFIANCE AFFECTING DEFIANCE AND HENRY COUNTIES
  • MAUMEE RIVER AT NAPOLEON AFFECTING HENRY COUNTY
  • SAINT MARYS RIVER AT MULDOON BRIDGE AFFECTING ALLEN COUNTY

.RECENT HEAVY RAINS HAVE LED TO FLOODING ALONG AREA RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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403 AM EDT TUE JUN 16 2015

…FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY…

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SAINT MARYS RIVER AT MULDOON BRIDGE
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* AT 3 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.5 FEET AND RISING.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL RISE TO CREST NEAR 18.5 FEET AROUND 2 AM WEDNESDAY JUNE 17 AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 4 AM SATURDAY JUNE 20.
* AT 19.0 FEET…FLOODING REACHING MAJOR CATEGORY WITH EXTENSIVE EVACUATIONS BECOMING NECESSARY. PRIMARY ROADS AND BRIDGES ARE CLOSED AT THIS LEVEL.

&&

LAT…LON 4104 8518 4109 8516 4109 8512 4104 8514
4094 8504 4093 8506

 

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403 AM EDT TUE JUN 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE SPY RUN CREEK AT SPY RUN

* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 3 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.6 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.5 FEET THIS MORNING.
* AT 12.0 FEET…ROADS NEAREST THE CREEK FLOOD AND TRANSFER OF PROPERTY TO HIGHER GROUND BECOMES NECESSARY WITH SOME EVACUATIONS POSSIBLE.

 

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420 AM EDT TUE JUN 16 2015

The Flood Warning has been extended for
The Maumee River AT Ft. Wayne

* from this afternoon to Sunday afternoon.
* At 4 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.1 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast…The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday afternoon and crest near 19.5 feet around 2 AM Thursday June 18 and fall below flood stage around 5 PM Saturday June 20.
* At 20.0 feet…Some evacuations may be necessary in low, unprotected areas of River Haven.

&&

LAT…LON 4107 8513 4110 8511 4110 8505 4113 8495
4111 8492 4106 8503

 

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420 AM EDT TUE JUN 16 2015

The Flood Warning has been extended for
The Saint Joseph River Ohio near St. Joe River Ft. Wayne

* from this afternoon to Thursday evening.
* At 3 AM Tuesday the stage was 8.4 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast…The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday afternoon and crest near 13.0 feet around 2 AM Wednesday June 17 and fall below flood stage around 8 PM Wednesday June 17.
* At 12.0 feet…Lowland and farmland flooding near the river begins.

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LAT…LON 4118 8507 4118 8506 4118 8505 4117 8505
4117 8506

 

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