837  
WGUS43 KIWX 071541  
FLWIWX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
1141 AM EDT FRI APR 7 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...  
 
TIPPECANOE RIVER NEAR ORA AFFECTING FULTON...KOSCIUSKO...MARSHALL...  
PULASKI AND STARKE COUNTIES  
 
.RAINFALL FROM THIS PAST WEEK WILL CAUSE THE TIPPECANOE RIVER NEAR  
ORA TO RISE INTO FLOOD.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
INC049-085-099-131-149-081541-  
/O.NEW.KIWX.FL.W.0040.170408T0600Z-170411T1200Z/  
/ORAI3.1.ER.170408T0600Z.170408T1800Z.170410T1200Z.NO/  
1141 AM EDT FRI APR 7 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE TIPPECANOE RIVER NEAR ORA  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 10 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.6 FEET AND RISING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE VERY EARLY  
SATURDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 12.1 FEET AROUND 8 PM SATURDAY  
APRIL 8 AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 8 AM MONDAY APRIL 10.  
* AT 12.0 FEET...THE RIVER IS AT FLOOD STAGE...SIGNIFICANT LOWLAND  
AND RURAL FLOODING BEGINS.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.1 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON JUN 29 2015.  
 

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

 
 
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