670  
WGUS83 KIWX 230104  
FLSIWX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
904 PM EDT FRI OCT 22 2021  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
INDIANA...  
 
NORTH BRANCH ELKHART RIVER AT COSPERVILLE AFFECTING NOBLE COUNTY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES OR DRIVE  
CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 
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 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/IWX UNDER RIVERS AND LAKES.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED SATURDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
INC113-231200-  
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/CPEI3.1.ER.211008T1515Z.211018T0630Z.211023T0600Z.UU/  
904 PM EDT FRI OCT 22 2021  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL TOMORROW MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NORTH BRANCH ELKHART RIVER AT COSPERVILLE.  
* UNTIL TOMORROW MORNING.  
* AT 8:30 PM EDT FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE JUST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE FALLING THROUGH EARLY NEXT  
WEEK.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET, THE NORTH END OF LAKEVIEW DRIVE IS COVERED  
BY WATER. SEVERAL HOUSES HAVE WATER TO THEIR FOUNDATIONS ON  
STEINBERGER LAKE DRIVE.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 7.6  
FEET ON 01/11/1998.  
 

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

 
 
JAL  
 
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