Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Wells

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning has been extended for
The Wabash River near Bluffton
* from Friday afternoon to Monday evening.
* At 3 PM Wednesday the stage was 9.2 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* At 11.0 feet...River Road at Bluffton begins to flood.

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

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Adams
  • Blackford
  • Jay
  • Wells
  • Van Wert
  • Grant

Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, Berne, Marion,
Gas City, Upland, Hartford City, Montpelier, Portland, Dunkirk,
Ottawa, Leipsic, Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert,
Ohio City, Lima, and Spencerville
242 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 11 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total wet snow
accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of up
to one tenth of an inch are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Indiana and northwest Ohio.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 11 AM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The wintry mix will result in difficult
travel conditions, including during the morning commute on
Thursday. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Adams
  • Allen
  • Van Wert

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning has been extended for
The Saint Marys River near Decatur
* until Monday morning.
* At 3 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.6 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 17.8 feet around 1
AM Thursday February 22 and fall below flood stage around 7 AM
Sunday February 25.
* At 18.5 feet...County Road 225 North...just north of Pleasant Mills
Indiana is closed by flood water. Low land areas of Kekionga Park
on the southeast side of Decatur begin flooding. Flooding is
limited to farm land in Pleasant Mills Indiana and Wilshire Ohio.

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LAT...LON 4093 8506 4094 8504 4084 8491 4082 8494

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Kosciusko

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Tippecanoe River near Ora
* until further notice.
* At 2 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.1 feet and rising.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 15.1 feet around 1
PM Sunday February 25 and begin falling.
* At 15.0 feet...Near record flooding is in progress.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.6 feet which occurred
on Jun 3 2013.

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LAT...LON 4109 8658 4116 8660 4117 8656 4117 8653
4115 8657 4108 8655

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Defiance
  • Williams

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until further notice.
* At 3 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.1 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 16.3 feet around 7
AM Saturday February 24 and begin falling.
* At 16.5 feet...Major flooding will occur in and around the village
of Stryker.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.0 feet which occurred
on Feb 8 2008.

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LAT...LON 4130 8444 4149 8446 4159 8439 4159 8429
4130 8438

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Defiance

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning has been extended for
The Maumee River near Defiance
* until Monday morning.
* At 1 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.3 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 13.8 feet around 1
AM Thursday February 22 and fall below flood stage around 10 AM
Sunday February 25.
* At 13.7 feet...The parking lot behind old Leever Glass Company
floods. Rear houses at 600 block of Riverside Avenue and 312
Auglaize Street and the basement of Charlie's Downunder on Clinton
Street flood.

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LAT...LON 4121 8465 4127 8467 4131 8431 4128 8431

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Kosciusko
  • Wabash
  • Whitley

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning has been extended for
The Eel River at North Manchester
* until Saturday evening.
* At 1 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.3 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 14.6 feet around 7
PM Wednesday February 21 and fall below flood stage around 7 PM
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.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.5 feet which occurred
on Jul 1 2017.

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

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Williams

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier
* until further notice.
* At 2 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.1 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 16.2 feet around 7
PM Thursday February 22 and begin falling.
* At 16.5 feet...Flood waters will approach the top of the Montpelier
Dikes with several roads becoming impassible. Water begins to hit
the bottom of the bridge at the gage site.

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LAT...LON 4158 8464 4169 8455 4167 8453 4156 8461

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Allen
  • De Kalb
  • Defiance

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* until further notice.
* At 1 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.8 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 16.9 feet around 1
PM Saturday February 24 and begin falling.
* At 17.0 feet...Residential flooding occurs in Leo, Indiana.

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

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Allen

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Saint Joseph River Ohio near St. Joe River Ft. Wayne
* until further notice.
* At 2 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.5 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 15.9 feet around 1
PM Saturday February 24 and begin falling.
* At 15.0 feet...Flooding of lowland and farmland near the river
increases.

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

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Allen
  • Paulding

322 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Maumee River at Fort Wayne
* until further notice.
* At 3 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.7 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 21.2 feet around 1
AM Sunday February 25 and begin falling.
* At 21.0 feet...An increasing number of city streets begin to flood.
Evacuations are necessary in River Haven.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.5 feet which occurred
on Jun 28 2015.

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

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Allen

430 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Saint Marys River at Muldoon Bridge
* from this afternoon to Friday afternoon.
* At 5 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.9 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Wednesday
afternoon and crest near 14.5 feet around 1 AM Thursday February
22 and fall below flood stage around 1 PM Thursday February 22.
* At 15.0 feet...Flooding occurs on the lowest unprotected city
streets, park drives and county roads.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.2 feet which occurred
on Dec 29 2015.

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LAT...LON 4104 8518 4109 8516 4109 8512 4104 8514
4094 8504 4093 8506

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Kosciusko

White IN-Fulton IN-Pulaski IN-Kosciusko IN-Cass IN-Miami IN-
Marshall IN-
1138 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM EST FRIDAY/MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY/ FOR WHITE...
FULTON...PULASKI...SOUTHERN KOSCIUSKO...CASS...NORTHWESTERN MIAMI AND
SOUTHERN MARSHALL COUNTIES...

At 1126 AM EST/1026 AM CST/, trained weather spotters and many
others reported widespread flooding across the warned area including
areas around Wolcott, Monticello, and Rochester. Storm total
rainfall amounts since Sunday evening were generally between 3 and 6
inches with locally 6 to 7 inches.

Some roads remain closed. Others remain open with water impeding
traffic on one or more lanes. Please see the individual river
forecasts for more detailed information. Water was encroaching on
many homes and some businesses.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Logansport, Rochester, Monticello, Winona Lake, Winamac, Monon,
Brookston, Akron, Pierceton, Wolcott, Mentone, Francesville, Royal
Center, Medaryville, Pulaski, Walnut, Ripley, Kewanna, Reynolds and
Chalmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

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LAT...LON 4084 8710 4084 8699 4091 8699 4091 8693
4117 8692 4117 8647 4119 8647 4121 8565
4104 8588 4104 8594 4099 8595 4068 8637
4069 8637 4069 8652 4074 8653 4074 8675
4068 8674 4066 8678 4056 8677 4057 8710

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Noble

1135 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Elkhart River at Goshen
* until Monday evening.
* At 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 12.2 feet and rising.
* Record flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 13.2 feet around 1
AM Thursday February 22 and fall below flood stage around 7 PM
Sunday February 25.

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LAT...LON 4163 8592 4164 8589 4160 8583 4155 8582
4155 8585 4158 8587

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Noble

1135 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville
* until further notice.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.7 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 7.4 feet around 1
AM Friday February 23 and begin falling.
* At 7.0 feet...The north end of Lakeview Drive is covered by water.
Several houses have water to their foundations on Steinberger Lake
Drive.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.1 feet which occurred
on May 30 2017.

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LAT...LON 4150 8570 4152 8568 4149 8559 4150 8544
4149 8543 4144 8555

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Allen
  • Huntington
  • Wabash

1135 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Little River above Huntington
* until Thursday evening.
* At 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.9 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Wednesday morning
and crest near 15.6 feet around 2 PM Wednesday February 21 and
fall below flood stage around 10 PM Wednesday February 21.
* At 16.0 feet...Moderate flooding is in progress. Secondary roads
are blocked by flood waters. People in these areas should move
property to higher ground and those nearest the river may have to
evacuate their homes.

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LAT...LON 4086 8570 4097 8537 4096 8533 4088 8542
4080 8568

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Kosciusko
  • Lagrange

Elkhart IN-St. Joseph IN-Kosciusko IN-Starke IN-Lagrange IN-
Marshall IN-La Porte IN-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Berrien MI-
1118 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 1145 PM EST THURSDAY/1045 PM CST THURSDAY/ FOR
ELKHART...ST. JOSEPH...NORTHERN KOSCIUSKO...STARKE...LAGRANGE...
MARSHALL...LA PORTE...CASS...ST. JOSEPH AND BERRIEN COUNTIES...

At 1108 AM EST/1008 AM CST/, trained weather spotters and many
others reported widespread flooding across the warned area including
much of northwest Indiana and far southwest Lower Michigan. Storm
total rainfall amounts since Sunday evening were generally between 3
and 6 inches with locally 6 to 7 inches around the South Bend area.

Many roads remain closed. Others remain open with water impeding
traffic on one or more lanes. Water rescues due to high water have
been reported since the flooding began. May rivers are approaching
record stages. Please see the individual river forecasts for more
detailed information. Water was encroaching on many homes and some
businesses.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
South Bend, Elkhart, Mishawaka, Goshen, Michigan City, La Porte,
Warsaw, Niles, Sturgis, Benton Harbor, Plymouth, St. Joseph, Three
Rivers, Nappanee, Dowagiac, Westville, Winona Lake, Bremen, Buchanan
and Knox.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

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LAT...LON 4207 8622 4206 8529 4176 8530 4176 8520
4153 8519 4153 8566 4121 8566 4117 8693
4171 8693 4176 8680 4193 8659 4211 8649
4224 8637 4224 8622

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Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Adams
  • Allen
  • Blackford
  • De Kalb
  • Huntington
  • Jay
  • Noble
  • Steuben
  • Wabash
  • Wells
  • Whitley
  • Defiance
  • Paulding
  • Van Wert
  • Williams
  • Grant

Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-Whitley-Allen IN-Miami-Wabash-Huntington-
Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-
Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Angola, Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier,
Albion, Auburn, Garrett, Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley,
Fort Wayne, New Haven, Peru, Grissom AFB, Mexico, Wabash,
North Manchester, Huntington, Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur,
Berne, Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City, Montpelier,
Portland, Dunkirk, Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville,
Litchfield, Bryan, Edgerton, Wauseon, Archbold, Swanton, Delta,
Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon, Deshler,
Liberty Center, Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic,
Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima,
and Spencerville
514 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan, and
northwest Ohio, including the following areas, in northern
Indiana, Adams, Allen IN, Blackford, De Kalb, Grant,
Huntington, Jay, Miami, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and
Whitley. In southwest Michigan, Branch and Hillsdale. In
northwest Ohio, Allen OH, Defiance, Fulton OH, Henry,
Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, and Williams.

* Until 4 PM EST this afternoon

* An additional one half to one inch of rainfall is expected
across the watch area, with heaviest amounts expected along and
west of Interstate 69. Flooding of streams, creeks and rivers
may develop.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

If you live along streams and rivers or in any flood prone area,
remain alert to this flooding potential the next several days.
Listen to NOAA Weather All Hazards Radio or other sources for the
latest forecast information.

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