NWS: Updated Flood Warnings

 

National Weather Service

 

Updated Flood Warnings from the National Weather Service for our area:

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1005 PM EDT SUN JUN 21 2015

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

  • Tippecanoe River near Ora affecting Fulton…Kosciusko…Marshall…Pulaski and Starke Counties
  • Tippecanoe River above Winamac affecting Carroll…Pulaski and White Counties
  • Wabash River near Linn Grove affecting Adams and Wells Counties
  • Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Huntington and Wells Counties
  • Maumee River AT Ft. Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties
  • Maumee River near Defiance affecting Defiance and Henry Counties
  • Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams…Allen and Van Wert Counties
  • Saint Marys River at Muldoon Bridge affecting Allen County

Rainfall last week has caused the rivers to rise into flood.

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.

INC003-230205-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-150624T0824Z/
/SASI3.3.ER.150614T2220Z.150619T1430Z.150623T0824Z.NR/
1005 PM EDT SUN JUN 21 2015

The Flood Warning has been extended for The Saint Marys River at Muldoon Bridge

* until late Tuesday night.
* At 9 PM Sunday the stage was 17.2 feet and falling.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast…The river will fall below the 14.0 foot flood stage around 4 AM Tuesday June 23.
* At 17.0 feet…Some residents in the Winchester Road area and Fairwick Apartments may need to be evacuated. Property damage increases in some areas at this level.

&&

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

 

And the Maumee River:

INC003-OHC125-230205-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150623T1342Z/
/FTWI3.2.ER.150616T1826Z.150620T0115Z.150622T1342Z.NO/
1005 PM EDT SUN JUN 21 2015

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

* until Tuesday morning.
* At 9 PM Sunday the stage was 18.1 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast…The river will fall below the 17.0 foot flood stage around 9 AM Monday June 22.
* At 18.0 feet…The lowest unprotected city streets begin to flood. A few residents of River Haven are affected by high water.

&&

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

 

Visit the National Weather Service’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service webpage.

 

Click here for the latest news on Flooding in our area.

 

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