Flood Watch Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Cass, Kosciusko, Miami, Wabash and Whitley Counties.
The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Flood Watch for the Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass, Kosciusko, Miami, Wabash and Whitley Counties.
Widespread heavy rainfall last night of 0.75 to 1.25 inches was causing rises on many rivers and was bringing the potential for river flooding. Additional rainfall today through Sunday of 1.00 to 2.50 inches is likely to cause river flooding on several rivers. Therefore, river flood watches have been issued.
*From Sunday evening until Tuesday evening.
*At 9 AM Saturday the stage was 3.9 feet and steady.
*Flooding is possible.
*Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
*Forecast...If current precipitation forecasts hold...The river may rise to near 11.6 feet Monday morning.
Instructions: A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. More information can be found on the internet at www.weather.gov/iwx under Rivers and Lakes.