Published: 04/30/2019 @ 03:36 PM Updated: 04/30/2019 @ 03:36 PM
Flood Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties.
The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers, Tippecanoe River near Ora affecting Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties. Tippecanoe River above Winamac affecting Carroll, Pulaski and White Counties. Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte, Starke and St. Joseph Counties. Maumee River at Fort Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties. Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County.
*Heavy rainfall today and the past few days has caused rivers to rise.
The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Flood Warning for The Tippecanoe River near Ora, From Wednesday Afternoon to Late Sunday Night. At 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.3 feet and rising. Minor flooding is forecast, Flood Stage is 12.0 Feet.
*Forecast; The river will rise above flood stage Wednesday afternoon and crest near 12.9 feet around 8 AM Friday May 3 and
fall below flood stage around 5 AM Sunday May 5. At 13.0 feet, Flooding begins to affect streets and homes in Monterey. This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.4 feet which occurred on Jun 15 2013.
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. NWS will update this statement in about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.