Flood Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Cass, Kosciusko, La Porte, Miami, Starke, St. Joseph, Wabash and Whitley Counties.
The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers...Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass, Kosciusko, Miami, Wabash and Whitley Counties. Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte, Starke and St. Joseph Counties. This is from late Thursday night to late Saturday night.
Heavy precipitation this evening has led to the rises along the Eel River at North Manchester and at the Kankakee River at Davis.
*Forecast: The river will rise above flood stage early Friday morning and crest near 10.0 feet around 2 PM Friday March 31 and fall below flood stage around 2 AM Saturday April 1.
*At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 7.0 feet and rising.
*Minor flooding is forecast.
*Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
*At 10.0 feet, Flood waters near lumber company and trailer court on South Mill Street.
Instructions: 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.