Published: 05/22/2020 @ 04:52 PM – Updated: 05/22/2020 @ 04:52 PM
Flood Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski, and Starke Counties.
The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers: Tippecanoe River near Ora affecting Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties. Wabash River near Linn Grove affecting Adams and Wells Counties. Maumee River near Defiance, OH affecting Defiance and Henry Counties. Saint Joseph River Ohio NEAR Newville affecting Allen, De Kalb and Defiance Counties. Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams, Allen and Van Wert Counties. Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers affecting Elkhart, Branch and St. Joseph Counties. Saint Joseph River Michigan at South Bend affecting Elkhart, St. Joseph and Berrien Counties.
The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers: Tiffin River At Stryker affecting Defiance, OH, Fulton, OH and Williams, OH Counties. North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County. Saint Joseph River Michigan at Mottville affecting Elkhart, Cass MI, and St. Joseph Counties. Saint Joseph River Michigan at Niles, MI affecting Elkhart, St. Joseph and Berrien MI Counties.
River flooding will continue due to runoff from recent heavy rainfall. No significant rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours. The Flood Warning has been extended for The Tippecanoe River near Ora.
*until Saturday evening.
*At 9 AM Friday the stage was 12.0 feet and steady.
*Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
*Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
*Forecast: The river will fall below the 12.0-foot flood stage around 8 PM Friday May 22.
*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 floodwaters. 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.