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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Adams; Allen; Blackford; Cass; De Kalb; Fulton; Grant; Huntington; Jay; Kosciusko; Marshall; Miami; Noble; Pulaski; Starke; Wabash; Wells; White; Whitley

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TODAY... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Indiana and northwest Ohio, including the following areas, in northern Indiana, Adams, Allen IN, Blackford, Cass IN, De Kalb, Fulton IN, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, Starke, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley. In northwest Ohio, Allen OH, Defiance, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, and Van Wert.

* Until noon EDT /11 AM CDT/ today

* Showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rain are expected to develop north of a warm front through morning. These storms may be capable of producing one to one and a half inches of rainfall per hour, with localized higher amounts. This rainfall, occuring over moist soils, may result in flooding of poor drainage areas, and rapid runoff may cause rapid rises on area streams, creeks, and rivers.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Adams; Wells

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...Flood Warnings continue 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 Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko... Miami...Wabash and Whitley Counties Maumee River at Fort Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties Saint Joseph River Ohio NEAR Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and Defiance Counties Tiffin River At Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams Counties .Recent heavy rain along with additional heavy rainfall today and tonight is expected to cause flooding on several rivers in northern Indiana and northwest Ohio. The Flood Warning continues for The Wabash River near Linn Grove

* from this afternoon until further notice.

* At 3 AM Saturday the stage was 8.6 feet and rising.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Saturday afternoon and crest near 13.8 feet around 2 PM Monday March 30. Additional rises are possible thereafter.

* At 14.0 feet...Secondary roads are blocked. Roads near the east side of Geneva begin to flood. Some evacuations may be required and property needs to be transferred to higher ground.

* This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.5 feet which occurred on Mar 2 2011. &&

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.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Allen

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...Flood Warnings continue 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 Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko... Miami...Wabash and Whitley Counties Maumee River at Fort Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties Saint Joseph River Ohio NEAR Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and Defiance Counties Tiffin River At Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams Counties .Recent heavy rain along with additional heavy rainfall today and tonight is expected to cause flooding on several rivers in northern Indiana and northwest Ohio. The Flood Warning continues for The Maumee River at Fort Wayne

* from this evening until further notice.

* At 3 AM Saturday the stage was 6.1 feet and rising.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Saturday evening and crest near 20.9 feet around 8 AM Monday March 30. Additional rises are possible thereafter.

* 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 20.6 feet which occurred on Apr 19 2013. &&

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.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Allen; De Kalb

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...Flood Warnings continue 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 Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko... Miami...Wabash and Whitley Counties Maumee River at Fort Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties Saint Joseph River Ohio NEAR Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and Defiance Counties Tiffin River At Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams Counties .Recent heavy rain along with additional heavy rainfall today and tonight is expected to cause flooding on several rivers in northern Indiana and northwest Ohio. The Flood Warning continues for The Saint Joseph River Ohio NEAR Newville

* from late tonight until further notice.

* At 3 AM Saturday the stage was 8.3 feet and steady.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

* This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.0 feet which occurred on May 24 2010. &&

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.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Allen; Defiance; Henry; Paulding; Putnam; Van Wert

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TODAY... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Indiana and northwest Ohio, including the following areas, in northern Indiana, Adams, Allen IN, Blackford, Cass IN, De Kalb, Fulton IN, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, Starke, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley. In northwest Ohio, Allen OH, Defiance, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, and Van Wert.

* Until noon EDT /11 AM CDT/ today

* Showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rain are expected to develop north of a warm front through morning. These storms may be capable of producing one to one and a half inches of rainfall per hour, with localized higher amounts. This rainfall, occuring over moist soils, may result in flooding of poor drainage areas, and rapid runoff may cause rapid rises on area streams, creeks, and rivers.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


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