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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: 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; Whitley

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... The Flash 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 this afternoon

* Heavy rainfall remains possible through this morning and early afternoon. Saturated ground from recent rainfall coupled with torrential rain that falls from slow moving showers and thunderstorms could quickly runoff and create flooding. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible.

* Rapid rises of streams, creeks and rivers are possible given saturated soils. Roads in poor drainage areas may become impassable with water flowing across them.

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.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Bartholomew; Boone; Brown; Carroll; Clay; Clinton; Daviess; Decatur; Delaware; Fountain; Greene; Hamilton; Hancock; Hendricks; Henry; Howard; Jackson; Jennings; Johnson; Knox; Lawrence; Madison; Marion; Martin; Monroe; Montgomery; Morgan; Owen; Parke; Put

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...Flash Flood Watch Continues... .Heavy rain producing rain remain possible this morning. Any heavy rain could result in Flash Flooding. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, north central Indiana, south central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and west central Indiana, including the following areas, in central Indiana, Bartholomew, Boone, Clinton, Decatur, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Howard, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Rush, Shelby, and Tipton. In east central Indiana, Delaware, Henry, and Randolph. In north central Indiana, Carroll. In south central Indiana, Brown, Jackson, Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast Indiana, Jennings. In southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, and Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay, Fountain, Montgomery, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Vigo, and Warren.

* Through this evening

* Heavy rain remains a threat through Today with the potential for an additional 1 to 2 inches in some locations. The greatest risk for widespread heavy rainfall is through this morning.

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. Never Drive into Flood Water. Turn Around...Don`t Drown!


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fountain; Parke; Tippecanoe; Vermillion; Warren

NWS Indianapolis (Central Indiana)

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways in Indiana... East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River... .With recent rounds of heavy rainfall and more rain in the forecast...many rivers will continue to remain above flood stage well into next week. Moderate flood stage is even expected on the lower Wabash and White Rivers as well as on the East Fork White from Seymour to points downstream. Precautionary/Preparedness Actions... Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river conditions. For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and click on rivers and lakes. The Flood Warning continues for The Wabash River at Lafayette.

* from late Thursday night to Monday afternoon.

* At 9:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Thursday night and continue to rise to near 11.9 feet by Saturday evening. It will fall below flood stage by late Sunday night.

* At 12.0 feet...High water affects a few low river cabins and county roads. &&


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Jasper; Lake; Porter

NWS Chicago (Northeastern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana)

...HEAVIER RAIN GRADUALLY DIMINISHING EARLY THIS MORNING... ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northwest Indiana, including the following areas, Jasper, Lake, and Porter.

* Until 10 AM CDT this morning

* Periodic moderate showers will continue in northwest Indiana. While the heaviest rain rates have ended, due to wet ground conditions, localized flash flooding may be possible with the early morning showers.

* Runoff from this heavy rainfall may result in isolated locations of flash flooding, in addition to subsequent rises on area rivers.

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.


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