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WGUS83 KIWX 261517  
FLSIWX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
1117 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...  
 
EEL RIVER AT NORTH MANCHESTER AFFECTING CASS...KOSCIUSKO...MIAMI...  
WABASH AND WHITLEY COUNTIES  
MAUMEE RIVER AT FORT WAYNE AFFECTING ALLEN AND PAULDING COUNTIES  
SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR AFFECTING ADAMS...ALLEN AND VAN WERT  
COUNTIES  
SAINT MARYS RIVER AT MULDOON BRIDGE AFFECTING ALLEN COUNTY  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS
 
 
 
NORTH BRANCH ELKHART RIVER AT COSPERVILLE AFFECTING NOBLE COUNTY  
 
.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-OHC161-271517-  
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0077.000000T0000Z-170529T0000Z/  
/DCRI3.2.ER.170525T0807Z.170526T1800Z.170528T0000Z.NO/  
1117 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR  
THE SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR  
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.  
* AT 11 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.6 FEET AND RISING.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 21.7 FEET AROUND 2  
PM FRIDAY MAY 26 AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 8 PM SATURDAY  
MAY 27.  
* AT 21.5 FEET...HIGH WATER AFFECTS US 224...PIQUA RD...OHIO STATE  
ROUTE 49 NEAR THE STATE LINE ALONG WITH EAST SIDE DECATUR STREETS.  
RESIDENTIAL FLOODING BEGINS ON EAST JACKSON AND OGG STREETS.  
BELLMONT HIGH SCHOOL GROUNDS BEGIN FLOODING.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 21.2 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON JUN 28 2015.  
 

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

 
 
INC003-271516-  
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0078.000000T0000Z-170528T1536Z/  
/SASI3.1.ER.170526T1710Z.170527T0600Z.170527T1536Z.NO/  
1117 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR  
THE SAINT MARYS RIVER AT MULDOON BRIDGE  
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.  
* AT 10 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.7 FEET AND RISING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY AFTERNOON  
AND CREST NEAR 14.8 FEET AROUND 2 AM SATURDAY MAY 27 AND FALL  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 11 AM SATURDAY MAY 27.  
* AT 15.0 FEET...FLOODING OCCURS ON THE LOWEST UNPROTECTED CITY  
STREETS, PARK DRIVES AND COUNTY ROADS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4104 8518 4109 8516 4109 8512 4104 8514  
4094 8504 4093 8506  
 

 
 
INC017-085-103-169-183-271516-  
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0075.000000T0000Z-170527T1800Z/  
/NMCI3.1.ER.170525T1326Z.170525T2015Z.170526T1800Z.NO/  
1117 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR  
THE EEL RIVER AT NORTH MANCHESTER  
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 10 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.1 FEET AND FALLING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW THE 9.0 FOOT FLOOD STAGE  
AROUND 2 PM FRIDAY MAY 26.  
* AT 9.0 FEET...THE RIVER IS AT FLOOD STAGE...MINOR AGRICULTURAL  
FLOODING OCCURS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4076 8635 4097 8592 4102 8577 4099 8577  
4087 8599 4072 8631  
 

 
 
INC003-OHC125-271516-  
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0076.000000T0000Z-170528T2248Z/  
/FTWI3.1.ER.170525T0910Z.170525T2100Z.170527T2248Z.NO/  
1117 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR  
THE MAUMEE RIVER AT FORT WAYNE  
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.  
* AT 11 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.9 FEET AND FALLING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 18.0 FEET AROUND 2  
AM SATURDAY MAY 27 AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 6 PM SATURDAY  
MAY 27.  
* AT 18.0 FEET...THE LOWEST UNPROTECTED CITY STREETS BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
A FEW RESIDENTS OF RIVER HAVEN ARE AFFECTED BY HIGH WATER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4107 8513 4110 8511 4110 8505 4113 8495  
4111 8492 4106 8503  
 

 
 
INC113-271516-  
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0071.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CPEI3.1.ER.170521T0845Z.170526T1430Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
1117 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NORTH BRANCH ELKHART RIVER AT COSPERVILLE  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.6 FEET AND STEADY.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 6.6 FEET FOR THE NEXT 12  
HOURS.  
* AT 6.5 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO FLOOD HOUSES ON WALDRON LAKE DRIVE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4150 8570 4152 8568 4149 8559 4150 8544  
4149 8543 4144 8555  
 

 
 
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