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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1039 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a
Flood Warning for the following rivers...

  Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County
  Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko...Miami...
  Wabash and Whitley Counties
  Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte...Starke and St. Joseph
  Counties
  Maumee River at Fort Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties
  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

.Recent snow melt as well as currently occuring and forecast rainfall has
helped to cause flooding on area rivers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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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1039 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* from late tonight until further notice.
* At 10 AM Monday the stage was 11.4 feet and rising.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage very early Tuesday
  morning  and crest near 17.0 feet around  7 AM Saturday February
  24. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 17.0 feet...Residential flooding occurs in Leo, Indiana.

&&

LAT...LON 4126 8498 4140 8481 4139 8478 4123 8493


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1039 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Saint Joseph River Ohio near St. Joe River Ft. Wayne
* from Tuesday evening until further notice.
* At 10 AM Monday the stage was 5.1 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday evening
  and crest near 17.2 feet around  1 AM Thursday February 22.
* At 17.0 feet...Flooding occurs in parks and low farmland throughout
  northeast Allen County. Flooding occurs on the lowest unprotected
  city streets...park drives and county roads.

&&

LAT...LON 4118 8507 4118 8506 4118 8505 4117 8505
      4117 8506

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1039 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Eel River at North Manchester
* from late tonight to Saturday morning.
* At 9 AM Monday the stage was 4.7 feet and steady.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage early Tuesday
  morning  and crest near 15.0 feet around  7 PM Wednesday February
  21 and fall below flood stage around 10 AM Friday February 23.
* At 15.5 feet...Significant flood problems in southwest Whitley and
  northeast Wabash Counties along the Eel River.  Mobile home park in
  North Manchester begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4076 8635 4097 8592 4102 8577 4099 8577
      4087 8599 4072 8631

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1039 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Maumee River at Fort Wayne
* from Tuesday evening until further notice.
* At 10 AM Monday the stage was 7.1 feet and falling.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday evening
  and crest near 23.0 feet around  1 AM Friday February 23.
* At 23.0 feet...Approaching major flood.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 22.9 feet which occurred
  on Feb 8 2008.

&&

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

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1039 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Wabash River near Bluffton
* from Tuesday evening until further notice.
* At 10 AM Monday the stage was 3.7 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday evening
  and crest near 12.8 feet around  1 PM Thursday February 22.
* At 13.0 feet...Access road to Bluffton wastewater treatment plant
  is flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4085 8552 4088 8541 4078 8512 4072 8508
      4069 8511

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939 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Kankakee River at Davis
* from Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 9 AM Monday the stage was 8.5 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday morning
  and crest near 11.9 feet around 12 AM Thursday February 22.
* At 11.0 feet...Flooding of secondary roads near the river begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4145 8667 4144 8661 4130 8673 4131 8679
      4143 8670

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