Flood warning for area rivers

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TOLEDO, OH (WTVG) – Flood warnings are posted for area rivers in the northwest corner of Ohio. Both the Saint Joseph and Tiffin rivers are under a flood warning until further notice. Here is the latest statement from the National Weather Service.

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1006 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers...

Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County
Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte...Starke and St. Joseph
Counties
Yellow River at Plymouth affecting Marshall...Starke and St. Joseph
Counties
Maumee River at Fort Wayne affecting Allen and Paulding Counties
Saint Joseph River Ohio near St. Joe River Ft. Wayne affecting Allen
County
Spy Run Creek at Spy Run affecting Allen County

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

Little River above Huntington affecting Allen...Huntington and
Wabash Counties
Tippecanoe River near Ora affecting Fulton...Kosciusko...
Marshall...Pulaski and Starke Counties
Eel River at North Manchester affecting Cass...Kosciusko...
Miami...Wabash and Whitley Counties
Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County

Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb
and Defiance Counties
Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams...Allen and Van
Wert Counties
Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
Counties
North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County
Elkhart River at Goshen affecting Elkhart and Noble Counties

.Rainfall and snowmelt will lead to continued rises on area rivers.

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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1006 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until further notice.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 12.6 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 16.8 feet around 7
PM Friday February 23 and begin falling.
* At 16.5 feet...Major flooding will occur in and around the village
of Stryker.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.9 feet which occurred
on Jun 30 2015.
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1032 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County

Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
Counties

.Recent snow melt as well as currently occuring and forecast rainfall has
helped to cause flooding on area rivers.

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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1032 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until further notice.
* At 10 AM Monday the stage was 11.7 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 16.7 feet around 1
AM Saturday February 24 and begin falling.
* At 16.5 feet...Major flooding will occur in and around the village
of Stryker.
* This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.9 feet which occurred
on Jun 30 2015.