NWS: Flood Warnings on local rivers

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A Flood Warning has been issued for each of our three local rivers:

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1039 PM EDT Wed May 3 2017

…The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers…

  • Maumee River at Ft. Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties
  • Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County
  • Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen…De Kalb and Defiance Counties
  • Saint Joseph River Ohio near St. Joe River Ft. Wayne affecting Allen County
  • Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams…Allen and Van Wert Counties
  • Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance…Fulton and Williams Counties

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers…

  • Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass…Kosciusko…Miami…Wabash and Whitley Counties
  • Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte…St. Joseph and Starke Counties

.Heavy rain will lead to rises along the rivers.


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

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


The Maumee River:

1039 PM EDT Wed May 3 2017

The Flood Warning has been extended for The Maumee River at Ft. Wayne from Friday morning until further notice:

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