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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:07 AM EST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tippecanoe river near Ora
* until further notice.
* At 6 am Thursday the stage was 14.0 feet and rising.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to a crest near 15.1 feet around 7
PM Saturday February 24 and begin falling.
* At 15.0 feet... near record flooding is in progress.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.6 feet which occurred
on Jun 3 2013.


Lat... Lon 4109 8658 4116 8660 4117 8656 4117 8653
      4115 8657 4108 8655




155 am EST Thu Feb 22 2018

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 100 am EST Friday/midnight CST Friday/ for white...
Fulton... Pulaski... southern Kosciusko... Cass... northwestern Miami and
southern Marshall counties...

Trained weather spotters and emergency management reported flooding
across the warned area. Storm total rainfall of 3 to 6 inches were
reported from late Sunday night through late Tuesday night.

Many roads remain closed. Others remain open with water impeding
traffic on one or more lanes. Some rivers will reach major flood
stage today. Please reference the individual river forecasts for
more detailed information. Some recession of flood waters away from
rivers and streams is expected today, but many locations near rivers
and streams will continue to experience significant flooding.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Logansport, Rochester, Monticello, Winona Lake, Winamac, Monon,
Brookston, Akron, Pierceton, Wolcott, Mentone, Francesville, Royal
Center, Medaryville, Pulaski, Walnut, Ripley, Kewanna, Reynolds and
Chalmers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.


Lat... Lon 4084 8710 4084 8699 4091 8699 4091 8693
      4117 8692 4117 8647 4119 8647 4121 8565
      4104 8588 4104 8594 4099 8595 4068 8637
      4069 8637 4069 8652 4074 8653 4074 8675
      4068 8674 4066 8678 4056 8677 4057 8710


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