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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:29 AM EST on February 20, 2018

Expires 3:15 AM EST on February 21, 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
the Saint Joseph River Michigan at Elkhart
* from Wednesday morning until further notice.
* At 10 am Tuesday the stage was 22.8 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Wednesday morning
and crest near 26.0 feet around 1 PM Friday February 23.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 27.0 feet... water begins to affect businesses on East Jackson
street. Flooding affects a few first floor residences in the South
Shore drive area across from the hospital.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 26.1 feet which occurred
on Mar 12 2009.


Lat... Lon 4166 8616 4168 8616 4171 8594 4169 8594
      4167 8599




1129 am EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saint Joseph River Michigan at Mottville
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* At 10 am Tuesday the stage was 5.2 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage very early Friday
morning and crest near 9.0 feet around 1 am Sunday February 25.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 9.0 feet... moderate flooding of businesses and residences will
occur in the Village of Constantine.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.6 feet which occurred
on Mar 13 2009.


Lat... Lon 4186 8568 4184 8566 4175 8578 4177 8581
      4180 8578




1129 am EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers
* from Wednesday afternoon until further notice.
* At 11 am Tuesday the stage was 5.6 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Wednesday
afternoon and crest near 9.1 feet around 7 PM Saturday February
24. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 9.0 feet... moderate flooding of scidmore park can be expected.
Evacuation of some animals in the park zoo can also be expected.
High water affects several businesses and floods the basements of
homes along south main, green, and Jackson streets.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.6 feet which occurred
on Mar 12 2009.


Lat... Lon 4186 8568 4197 8564 4197 8554 4196 8554
      4193 8561 4184 8566




319 am EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for small streams for...
rain and snowmelt in...
LaGrange County in northeastern Indiana...
Cass County in southwestern Michigan...
St. Joseph County in southwestern Michigan...
Berrien County in southwestern Michigan...

* until 315 am EST Wednesday

* at 310 am EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will
cause flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area through early Wednesday. Many streams, creeks and small
rivers will likely exceed bankfull and lead to flooding, including
the Dowagiac river and Pigeon River. Many low lying areas will see
high water and flooding as well. Roads may have water flowing across
them.

Larger, main Stem rivers are also expected to have flooding. Consult
river warnings and statements for more information on expected
crests.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


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NWS



Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:36 AM CST on February 20, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 21, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan, and
Northwest Ohio, including the following areas, in northern
Indiana, Adams, Allen in, Blackford, Cass in, De Kalb,
Elkhart, Fulton in, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La
Porte, LaGrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph
in, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, white, and Whitley. In
southwest Michigan, Berrien, branch, Cass mi, Hillsdale, and
St. Joseph mi. In Northwest Ohio, Allen OH, Defiance, Fulton
OH, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, and Williams.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
through Wednesday morning, especially west of Interstate 69.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

If you live along streams and rivers or in any flood prone area,
remain alert to this flooding potential the next several days.
Listen to NOAA weather all hazards radio or other sources for the
latest forecast information.





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:36 AM CST on February 20, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 21, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan, and
Northwest Ohio, including the following areas, in northern
Indiana, Adams, Allen in, Blackford, Cass in, De Kalb,
Elkhart, Fulton in, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La
Porte, LaGrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph
in, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, white, and Whitley. In
southwest Michigan, Berrien, branch, Cass mi, Hillsdale, and
St. Joseph mi. In Northwest Ohio, Allen OH, Defiance, Fulton
OH, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, and Williams.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
through Wednesday morning, especially west of Interstate 69.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

If you live along streams and rivers or in any flood prone area,
remain alert to this flooding potential the next several days.
Listen to NOAA weather all hazards radio or other sources for the
latest forecast information.





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Virginia -
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