820  
WGUS83 KIWX 240155  
FLSIWX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
955 PM EDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...  
 
SAINT JOSEPH RIVER MICHIGAN AT THREE RIVERS AFFECTING ELKHART...  
BRANCH AND ST. JOSEPH COUNTIES  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS
 
 
 
TIFFIN RIVER NEAR STRYKER AFFECTING DEFIANCE...FULTON AND WILLIAMS  
COUNTIES  
 
.RECENT RAINFALL HAS LED TO RISES ON AREA RIVERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 
OHC039-051-171-250155-  
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0058.180524T1700Z-180527T1500Z/  
/STRO1.1.ER.180524T1700Z.180525T1200Z.180526T1500Z.NO/  
955 PM EDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TIFFIN RIVER NEAR STRYKER  
* FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON TO SUNDAY MORNING.  
* AT 9 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.3 FEET AND STEADY.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY AFTERNOON  
AND CREST NEAR 11.5 FEET AROUND 8 AM FRIDAY MAY 25 AND FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE AROUND 11 AM SATURDAY MAY 26.  
* AT 12.0 FEET...PORTIONS OF STATE ROUTE 66 FLOOD NORTH OF ARCHBOLD.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 11.9 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON JUN 1 2015.  
 

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

 
 
INC039-MIC023-149-250155-  
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-180528T0000Z/  
/TRVM4.1.ER.180515T0211Z.180517T1545Z.180527T0000Z.NO/  
955 PM EDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR  
THE SAINT JOSEPH RIVER MICHIGAN AT THREE RIVERS  
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.  
* AT 9 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.6 FEET AND STEADY.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW THE 7.0 FOOT FLOOD STAGE  
AROUND 8 PM SATURDAY MAY 26.  
* AT 8.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF APARTMENTS NEAR THE RIVER ALONG  
MECHANIC STREET, THE RIVER GLEN CONDOS ON EAST MICHIGAN AVE, AND  
BASEMENTS OF SEVERAL HOMES ALONG RIVER DRIVE CAN BE EXPECTED.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 7.6 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON MAY 20 2009.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4186 8568 4197 8564 4197 8554 4196 8554  
4193 8561 4184 8566  
 

 
 
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