Flash Flood Watch Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN INDIANA, SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN AND NORTHWEST OHIO. FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS: IN NORTHERN INDIANA; ADAMS, ALLEN, BLACKFORD, CASS, DE KALB, ELKHART, FULTON, GRANT, HUNTINGTON, JAY, KOSCIUSKO, LA PORTE, LAGRANGE, MARSHALL, MIAMI, NOBLE, PULASKI, ST. JOSEPH, STARKE, STEUBEN, WABASH, WELLS, WHITE AND WHITLEY COUNTIES. IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN; BERRIEN, BRANCH, CASS, HILLSDALE AND ST. JOSEPH MICHIGAN COUNTIES. IN NORTHWEST OHIO; ALLEN, DEFIANCE, FULTON, HENRY, PAULDING, PUTNAM, VAN WERT AND WILLIAMS OHIO COUNTIES.
POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME
WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT AS A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA. THIS COMBINED WITH RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING. PEOPLE LIVING NEAR STREAMS, RIVERS AND IN URBAN AREAS ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
Instructions: A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. WHEN THERE IS A FLOODED ROAD, HIGHWAY, AND/OR STREET DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THRU THE FLOODED AREA JUST TURN AROUND AND YOU WON'T DROWN.
Flood Watch 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 watch for the Tippecanoe River in Indiana from Wednesday afternoon until Friday evening. Tippecanoe River near Ora, IN affecting Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties.
Heavy rains occurred across the area over the past day or two and additional rain is likely. This will cause the Tippecanoe River to rise to flood stage near Ora in the next few days.
At 10 AM Sunday the stage was 9.4 feet and steady. Flood stage for the Tippecanoe River in Ora, IN is 12.0 feet.
Forecast: If current precipitation forecasts holds the river may rise to near 12.1 feet Wednesday evening.
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 the following address; weather.gov/iwx under Hydrology than under Rivers and Lakes.
Flood Advisory Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Fulton, Kosciusko, Pulaski and White Counties.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR: NORTHERN WHITE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA, FULTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL INDIANA, SOUTHWESTERN KOSCIUSKO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL INDIANA AND SOUTHERN PULASKI COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA UNTIL 700 PM EDT/600 PM CDT/ SUNDAY(6/14/2015).
AT 406 PM EDT /306 PM CDT/...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL DEVELOPING AND MOVING OVER THE SAME LOCATION. AT LEAST AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS MUCH OF THE ADVISORY AREA WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR MORE POSSIBLE THROUGH 6 PM EDT. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
ADVISORY AREA. SOME REPORTS OF WATER ON STATE ROUTE 25 NEAR ROCHESTER HAVE BEEN RECEIVED VIA SOCIAL MEDIA.
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE: WARSAW, ROCHESTER, WINAMAC, MONON, AKRON, MENTONE,
FRANCESVILLE, PULASKI, KEWANNA, CLAYPOOL, BURKET, SIDNEY, BUFFALO, LAKE BRUCE, LAKESIDE, TIOSA, STAR CITY, HEADLEE, TALMA AND LAWTON.
Instructions: MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 299 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9:00 PM EDT/8:00 PM CDT THIS SUNDAY EVENING(6/14/2015).
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued by NWS Storm Prediction Center (Storm Prediction Center - Norman, Oklahoma)
Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Clinton, De Kalb, Delaware, Elkhart, Fayette, Fountain, Fulton, Grant, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Johnson, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Miami, Montgomery, Morgan, Noble, Owen, Parke, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Rush, Shelby, Starke, Steuben, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Union, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warren, Wayne, Wells, and White Counties.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 299 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9:00 PM EDT/8:00 CDT ON SUNDAY(6/14/2015).