Flood Warning


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FLWIWX
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
312 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018
...Flooding severity Changed from Moderate to Major Severity for the 
following rivers in Ohio...
  Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County
.Rises on area rivers occurred as a result of recent rainfall.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
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.
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312 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018
...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for 
 The Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier
* until further notice.
* At 2 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.1 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* At 16.5 feet...Flood waters will approach the top of the Montpelier
  Dikes with several roads becoming impassible. Water begins to hit 
  the bottom of the bridge at the gage site.
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LAT...LON 4158 8464 4169 8455 4167 8453 4156 8461
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