Statement as of 11:23 AM EST on December 21, 2013
The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Salamonie river below Warren
* from Sunday morning to Tuesday afternoon.
* At 11 am Saturday the stage was 9.2 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Sunday morning
and crest near 12.9 feet around 7 PM Sunday December 22 and fall
below flood stage around 1 PM Monday December 23.
* At 12.0 feet... the river reaches flood stage with minor flooding of
low agricultural land and roads nearest the river.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.2 feet which occurred
on Mar 1 2011.
Lat... Lon 4080 8570 4082 8562 4069 8541 4067 8544
Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 11:39 AM CST on December 21, 2013
... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...
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... Cass in... De Kalb...
Fulton in... Grant... Huntington... Jay... Kosciusko... Marshall...
Miami... Noble... Pulaski... Starke... Steuben... Wabash... Wells...
white and Whitley. In southwest Michigan... Hillsdale. In
Northwest Ohio... Allen OH... Defiance... Fulton OH... Henry...
Paulding... Putnam... Van Wert and Williams.
* Through Sunday morning
* runoff from heavy rainfall and snow melt will increase the
threat for flooding. Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are
expected with highest amounts south of US 24. The heaviest
rainfall will occur late this afternoon and tonight.
* Impacts include flooding of low lying areas as well as streams
and creeks. Main Stem river levels will see significant rises
and potential flooding into next week.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
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