563  
WGUS83 KIWX 260233  
FLSIWX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
1033 PM EDT THU APR 25 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...  
 
TIFFIN RIVER NEAR STRYKER AFFECTING DEFIANCE...FULTON AND WILLIAMS  
COUNTIES  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS
 
 
 
WABASH RIVER NEAR LINN GROVE AFFECTING ADAMS AND WELLS COUNTIES  
SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR AFFECTING ADAMS...ALLEN AND VAN  
WERT COUNTIES  
 
.RUNOFF FROM RECENT RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT RISES WITH MINOR FLOODING ON SOME RIVERS IN NORTHERN INDIANA.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
INC001-179-270233-  
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0028.190426T0818Z-190501T0200Z/  
/LYNI3.1.ER.190426T0818Z.190428T1800Z.190430T0200Z.NR/  
1033 PM EDT THU APR 25 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WABASH RIVER NEAR LINN GROVE  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 10 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.6 FEET AND RISING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY FRIDAY  
MORNING AND CREST NEAR 13.0 FEET AROUND 2 PM SUNDAY APRIL 28 AND  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 10 PM MONDAY APRIL 29.  
* AT 14.0 FEET...SECONDARY ROADS ARE BLOCKED. ROADS NEAR THE EAST  
SIDE OF GENEVA BEGIN TO FLOOD. SOME EVACUATIONS MAY BE REQUIRED AND  
PROPERTY NEEDS TO BE TRANSFERRED TO HIGHER GROUND.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.6 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON JUN 28 2015.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4069 8510 4072 8508 4064 8499 4061 8502  
 

 
 
INC001-003-OHC161-270233-  
/O.CON.KIWX.FL.W.0029.190426T1710Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DCRI3.1.ER.190426T1710Z.190428T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1033 PM EDT THU APR 25 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR  
* FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.2 FEET AND FALLING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY AFTERNOON  
AND CREST NEAR 19.9 FEET AROUND 8 AM SUNDAY APRIL 28. ADDITIONAL  
RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* AT 19.5 FEET...FLOODING EXPANDS INTO MORE FARM LAND IN THE DECATUR  
AREA. FLOOD WATERS APPROACH PIQUA ROAD...US 224...OHIO STATE ROUTE  
49 AND INDIANA 101 JUST NORTH OF PLEASANT MILLS. FLOOD WATER BEGINS  
TO CROSS OHIO HIGHWAY 49 NORTH OF WILSHIRE, OHIO.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 19.7 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON DEC 29 2015.  
 

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

 
 
OHC039-051-171-270233-  
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/STRO1.1.ER.190421T0300Z.190423T1000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1033 PM EDT THU APR 25 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR  
THE TIFFIN RIVER NEAR STRYKER  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.5 FEET AND FALLING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY MORNING  
AND CREST NEAR 11.8 FEET AROUND 2 PM MONDAY APRIL 29. ADDITIONAL  
RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* 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  
 

 
 
CM  
 
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