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05/17/20

Saint Joseph River expected to reach flood stage Sunday Afternoon.


Berrien County (Info269) - The National Weather service expects the Saint Joseph River to reach flood stage this afternoon. The National Weather Service has issued a lakeshore flood warning until 2 AM on Monday. For updates please watch our live stream at http://www.info269.com.

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1130 AM EDT Sun May 17 2020

...The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a
Flood Warning for the following rivers...

  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
  Kankakee River at Davis affecting La Porte...Starke and St. Joseph
  Counties
  Blanchard River at Ottawa affecting Putnam County
  Saint Joseph River Ohio below Montpelier affecting Williams County
  Saint Joseph River Ohio NEAR Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and
  Defiance Counties
  Tiffin River At Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  Counties
  North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at Three Rivers affecting Elkhart...
  Branch and St. Joseph Counties
  Saint Joseph River Michigan at South Bend affecting Elkhart...St.
  Joseph and Berrien Counties

.Recent and forecasted additional rainfall will lead to 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.
Saint Joseph River expected to reach flood stage Sunday Afternoon.


Written by: Nate Smith-Manley
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