651  
WGUS43 KIWX 251827  
FLWIWX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
227 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...FLOODING SEVERITY FORECAST TO INCREASE FROM MINOR TO MODERATE FOR  
THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN INDIANA...OHIO  
 
SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR AFFECTING ADAMS...ALLEN AND VAN WERT  
COUNTIES  
 
.RISES ON AREA RIVERS OCCURRED AS A RESULT OF RECENT RAINFALL.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
INC001-003-OHC161-261827-  
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0077.000000T0000Z-170528T0130Z/  
/DCRI3.2.ER.170525T0807Z.170526T0000Z.170527T0130Z.NO/  
227 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR  
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.  
* AT 2 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.8 FEET AND RISING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO CREST NEAR 20.3 FEET AROUND 8 PM  
THURSDAY MAY 25 AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 9 PM FRIDAY MAY  
26.  
* AT 20.5 FEET...INDIANA 101 NORTH OF PLEASANT MILLS IS CLOSED BY  
FLOOD WATER. EXTENSIVE AGRICULTURAL FLOODING IS IN PROGRESS.  
RESIDENTS OF THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST SIDE OF DECATUR BECOME  
CONCERNED.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 20.4 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON APR 12 2013.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4093 8506 4094 8504 4084 8491 4082 8494  
 

 
 
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