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, this is from Thursday Afternoon to late Saturday Night.
*Heavy rainfall is forecasted over the next few days that will lead to increase in river levels.
*At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 3.7 feet and steady, flood stage is 9.0 feet.
*At 11.0 feet...Flood water nears the lumber company and trailer court on south Mill Street.
*Minor flooding is forecast.
*The river will rise above flood stage Thursday afternoon and crest near 10.7 feet around 7 AM Friday January 13 and fall below flood stage around 1 AM Saturday January 14.
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.