Published: 03/19/2020 @ 01:51 PM Updated: 03/19/2020 @ 01:51 PM
Flood Warning 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 Warning for the following rivers: Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass, Kosciusko, Miami, Wabash and Whitley Counties.
Another round of rain this afternoon into tonight will likely allow for minor river flooding by Friday.
*From Friday morning to Sunday morning.
*At 10 AM Thursday, the stage was 7.0 feet and rising.
*Minor flooding is forecast.
*Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
*Forecast: The river will rise above flood stage Friday morning and crest near 11.6 feet around 8 PM Friday, March 20 and fall below flood stage around 11 AM Saturday, March 21.
*At 11.0 feet: The river is at flood stage, minor agricultural flooding occurs.
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 floodwaters. 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.