Grant County issues river warning

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GRANT COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) The Department of Homeland Security issued a warning Saturday afternoon concerning the Mississinewa River’s rising levels in Grant County.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), as of 11:45 a.m. Saturday the river was at 12.04 feet and is expected to rise to 14.3 feet early Sunday morning. Indiana Department of Homeland Security said South Scott Road will be shut down when the river reaches 13 feet. If NWS’ predictions are correct, the road will shut down Saturday afternoon.

Grant County is about 60 miles south of Fort Wayne. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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