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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:30 AM EST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tippecanoe river near Ora
* until further notice.
* At 3 am Wednesday the stage was 12.9 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to a crest near 14.6 feet around 7
PM Friday February 23 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 18 2015.


Lat... Lon 4109 8658 4116 8660 4117 8656 4117 8653
      4115 8657 4108 8655




430 am EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Eel River at North Manchester
* until late Friday night.
* At 3 am Wednesday the stage was 13.5 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and record flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to a crest near 16.0 feet around 1
PM Wednesday February 21 and fall below flood stage around 2 am
Friday February 23.
* At 16.0 feet... flood waters approach thrift shop on South Mill
street.


Lat... Lon 4076 8635 4097 8592 4102 8577 4099 8577
      4087 8599 4072 8631




1259 am EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has extended the

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
White County in northwestern Indiana...
Fulton County in North Central Indiana...
Pulaski County in northwestern Indiana...
southern Kosciusko County in North Central Indiana...
Cass County in North Central Indiana...
northwestern Miami County in North Central Indiana...
southern Marshall County in North Central Indiana...

* until 100 am EST Friday/midnight CST Friday/

* trained weather spotters reported heavy rain falling that was
   causing flooding of low lying areas with multiple Road closures
   reported. Widespread two to five inches of rain have already
   fallen with an additional inch of rain likely before ending.

* 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.

* Numerous roads are closed due to high water within the warning
area. Nearly all streams... creeks and rivers are in flood or will
flood, some may reach record levels. Anyone living in a low lying
area or locations prone to flooding should move to higher ground
if you have not already done so. Be prepared for high water on
roads and do not attempt to drive through these areas. Find
alternate routes and stay on main roads if possible. Flooding is
difficult to see at night! Flood waters will be slow to recede and
it may take several days in some locations.

* Major flooding is expected along the Tippecanoe river, including
downstream of Norway dam. Please monitor river conditions and
warnings for area rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


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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1156 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Elkhart County in North Central Indiana...
St. Joseph County in North Central Indiana...
northern Kosciusko County in North Central Indiana...
Starke County in northwestern Indiana...
LaGrange County in northeastern Indiana...
Marshall County in North Central Indiana...
La Porte County in northwestern Indiana...
Cass County in southwestern Michigan...
St. Joseph County in southwestern Michigan...
Berrien County in southwestern Michigan...

* until 1145 PM EST Thursday/1045 PM CST Thursday/

* Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated that heavy rain
was falling over the area. The heavy rain will cause flooding.
Between 3 and 7 inches of rain have fallen since early Monday
morning.

* Numerous roads are closed due to high water within the warning
area. Nearly all streams... creeks and rivers are in flood or will
flood, some at record levels. Anyone living in a low lying area or
locations prone to flooding should move to higher ground if you
have not already done so. Be prepared for high water on roads and
do not attempt to drive through these areas. Find alternate routes
and stay on main roads if possible. Flooding is difficult to see
at night! Flood waters will be slow to recede and it may take
several days in some locations.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is
harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.



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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