120  
WGUS43 KIWX 190141  
FLWIWX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
941 PM EDT WED APR 18 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...  
 
SAINT JOSEPH RIVER MICHIGAN AT THREE RIVERS AFFECTING ELKHART...  
BRANCH AND ST. JOSEPH COUNTIES  
 
.RECENT RAINFALL WILL BRING CONTINUED RISES ON THE SAINT JOSEPH RIVER.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
INC039-MIC023-149-200141-  
/O.NEW.KIWX.FL.W.0043.180420T0600Z-180421T1200Z/  
/TRVM4.1.ER.180420T0600Z.180420T0600Z.180420T1200Z.NO/  
941 PM EDT WED APR 18 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE SAINT JOSEPH RIVER MICHIGAN AT THREE RIVERS  
* FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT TO SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 9 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.7 FEET AND STEADY.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE AROUND  
2 AM FRIDAY APRIL 20.  
* AT 7.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF THE SCIDMORE PARK PICNIC  
FACILITIES IN THREE RIVERS.  
 

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

 
 
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