Flood Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties.
FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL INDIANA AND NORTHEASTERN OHIO, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers: Auglaize River near Fort Jennings affecting Allen, Paulding and Putnam Counties and In Ohio the Maumee River near Defiance affecting Defiance and Henry Counties.
The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers: In Indiana the Tippecanoe River near Ora affecting Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties and In Ohio the Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance, Fulton and Williams Counties.
Recent and forecast heavy rainfall will lead to continued rises on area rivers. The Flood Warning continues for The Tippecanoe River near Ora from late tonight until further notice.
*At 9 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.9 feet and steady.
*Minor flooding is forecast.
*Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
*Forecast: The river will rise above flood stage very early Thursday morning and crest near 12.1 feet around 2 PM Thursday July 13. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
*At 12.0 feet...The river is at flood stage...significant lowland and rural flooding begins.
Instructions: 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.