535  
WGUS83 KIWX 181243  
FLSIWX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
843 AM EDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES 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 THIS EVENING.  
 

 
 
INC113-190645-  
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/CPEI3.1.ER.211008T1515Z.211018T1800Z.211022T1200Z.UU/  
843 AM EDT MON OCT 18 2021  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NORTH BRANCH ELKHART RIVER AT COSPERVILLE.  
* UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 8:30 AM EDT MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO A CREST OF 6.4 FEET  
THIS AFTERNOON. IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 6.5 FEET, WATER IS STARTING TO APPROACH FOUNDATIONS ON  
WALDRON LAKE DR, WOODLAND DRIVE, AND THE SOUTH END OF STEINBARGER  
LAKE RD.  
 

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

 
 
PBM  
 
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