989  
WGUS43 KIWX 071800  
FLWIWX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
200 PM EDT FRI SEP 7 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...  
 
SALAMONIE RIVER BELOW WARREN AFFECTING BLACKFORD...HUNTINGTON...  
JAY...WABASH AND WELLS COUNTIES  
AUGLAIZE RIVER NEAR FORT JENNINGS AFFECTING ALLEN...PAULDING AND  
PUTNAM COUNTIES  
SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR AFFECTING ADAMS...ALLEN AND VAN WERT  
COUNTIES  
 
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.  
 

 
 
INC009-069-075-169-179-081759-  
/O.NEW.KIWX.FL.W.0071.180909T1500Z-180911T1200Z/  
/WRNI3.1.ER.180909T1500Z.180909T1800Z.180910T1200Z.NO/  
200 PM EDT FRI SEP 7 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE SALAMONIE RIVER BELOW WARREN  
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING TO TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 1 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.5 FEET AND RISING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY MORNING AND  
CREST NEAR 13.8 FEET AROUND 2 PM SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 9 AND FALL  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 8 AM MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10.  
* AT 15.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. SECONDARY ROADS  
ARE BLOCKED AND THE TRANSFER OF PROPERTY TO HIGHER GROUND IS  
NECESSARY.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 13.6 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON DEC 29 2015.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4080 8570 4082 8562 4069 8541 4067 8544  
4075 8565  
 

 
 
OHC003-125-137-081759-  
/O.NEW.KIWX.FL.W.0072.180910T0207Z-180912T1923Z/  
/FTJO1.1.ER.180910T0207Z.180910T1800Z.180911T1923Z.NO/  
200 PM EDT FRI SEP 7 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE AUGLAIZE RIVER NEAR FORT JENNINGS  
* FROM SUNDAY EVENING TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 1 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.5 FEET AND RISING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY NIGHT AND  
CREST NEAR 15.4 FEET AROUND 8 PM MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10 AND FALL  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE AROUND 3 PM TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 11.  
* AT 16.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOODING BEGINS ALONG THE AUGLAIZE RIVER  
WITH SECONDARY ROADS AND AGRICULTURAL LANDS AS WELL AS HOMES  
NEAREST THE RIVER BEING AFFECTED BY FLOOD WATERS. SOME EVACUATIONS  
OF PEOPLE AND PROPERTY MAY BE NECESSARY.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 15.1 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON JUN 28 2015.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4081 8440 4101 8426 4100 8422 4092 8423  
4081 8433  
 

 
 
INC001-003-OHC161-081759-  
/O.NEW.KIWX.FL.W.0073.180909T2108Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DCRI3.1.ER.180909T2108Z.180911T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
200 PM EDT FRI SEP 7 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE SAINT MARYS RIVER NEAR DECATUR  
* FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 1 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.1 FEET AND RISING.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY AFTERNOON  
AND CREST NEAR 18.0 FEET AROUND 2 AM MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10.  
* AT 18.5 FEET...COUNTY ROAD 225 NORTH...JUST NORTH OF PLEASANT MILLS  
INDIANA IS CLOSED BY FLOOD WATER. LOW LAND AREAS OF KEKIONGA PARK  
ON THE SOUTHEAST SIDE OF DECATUR BEGIN FLOODING. FLOODING IS  
LIMITED TO FARM LAND IN PLEASANT MILLS INDIANA AND WILSHIRE OHIO.  
* THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 18.1 FEET WHICH OCCURRED  
ON FEB 26 2018.  
 

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

 
 
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