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.
Written by: Nate Smith-Manley