NWS: No Flood Warning inside Allen County, Decatur is however


National Weather Service


There is currently no flood warning issued for inside Allen County, however, the St. Marys River at Decatur is under a Flood Warning until July 13, 5:00 PM:

1132 PM EDT FRI JUL 10 2015

…The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers…

  • Salamonie River below Warren affecting Blackford…Huntington…Jay…Wabash and Wells Counties
  • Auglaize River near Ft. Jennings affecting Allen…Paulding and Putnam Counties

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

  • Wabash River near Linn Grove affecting Adams and Wells Counties
  • Blanchard River at Ottawa affecting Putnam County
  • Maumee River near Defiance affecting Defiance and Henry Counties
  • Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance…Fulton and Williams Counties

…The flood warning continues 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 Bluffton affecting Huntington and Wells Counties
  • Kankakee River at Davis Route 30 affecting La Porte…Starke and St. Joseph Counties
  • Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams…Allen and Van Wert Counties
  • North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Elkhart and Noble Counties

Recent heavy rains and saturated soils led to rises on area rivers. Additional moderate to heavy rain is possible again Sunday and Monday.


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.


1132 PM EDT FRI JUL 10 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Saint Marys River near Decatur

* until Monday afternoon.
* At 11 PM Friday the stage was 19.6 feet and steady.
* 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 5 PM Sunday July 12.
* 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. Flood water begins to cross Ohio highway 49 north of Wilshire, Ohio.

LAT…LON 4093 8506 4094 8504 4084 8491 4082 8494


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