Flood Warning
Statement as of 2:18 am EST on February 20, 2018


The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Maumee River near Defiance
* until Saturday morning.
* At 1 am Tuesday the stage was 9.5 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage this
morning and crest near 10.9 feet around 7 am Thursday February 22
and fall below flood stage around 9 am Friday February 23.
* At 10.0 feet... flooding occurs in Kingsbury and Pontiac Parks.


Lat... Lon 4121 8465 4127 8467 4131 8431 4128 8431





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.


Lat... Lon 4130 8444 4149 8446 4159 8439 4159 8429
      4130 8438




1006 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville
* until further notice.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 12.5 feet and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to a crest near 17.0 feet around 1
PM Saturday February 24 and begin falling.
* At 17.0 feet... residential flooding occurs in Leo, Indiana.


Lat... Lon 4126 8498 4140 8481 4139 8478 4123 8493





Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 8:51 PM CST on February 19, 2018/


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday afternoon...

The 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 Wednesday afternoon

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
through Wednesday morning, heaviest northwest of US 24 across
northern Indiana and southwest lower Michigan.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

If you live along streams and rivers or in any flood prone area,
remain alert to this flooding potential the next several days.
Listen to NOAA weather all hazards radio or other sources for the
latest forecast information.




Forecast as of 11:52 PM EST on February 19, 2018

Monday
Rain. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.
Monday Night
Periods of rain. Low 58F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Tuesday
Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. Record high temperatures expected. High near 65F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Tuesday Night
Showers early, becoming a steady rain late. Low 39F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a half an inch. Locally heavy rainfall possible.
Wednesday
Cloudy with occasional rain...mainly in the morning. High 43F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
Wednesday Night
Cloudy. Low 29F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 41F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming cloudy with periods of rain after midnight. Low 32F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Friday
Cloudy. Periods of rain early. High around 45F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Friday Night
Cloudy with light rain developing after midnight. Low 36F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.
Saturday
Rain. High 44F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Saturday Night
Overcast with rain showers at times. Low near 40F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Sunday
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 47F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear skies. Low around 30F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A few clouds from time to time. High 52F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Low 31F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly to mostly cloudy. High 46F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Low near 30F. Winds light and variable.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy skies. High 48F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear skies. Low 31F. Winds light and variable.
Thursday
Partly cloudy skies. High 44F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Becoming partly cloudy later with any flurries or snow showers ending by midnight. Low near 30F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy skies. High 42F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low 28F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Updated: 3:53 AM EST on February 20, 2018
Observed at Defiance, Ohio
Temperature 60°F
Humidity 86%
Dew Point 56°F
Wind SSW at 15 mph
Pressure 29.96 in (Falling)
Conditions Overcast
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast (OVC) : 4700 ft
Yesterday's Maximum 60°F
Yesterday's Minimum 39°F
Normal high 37°F
Normal low 20°F
Record high 64°F (2016)
Record low -13°F (2015)
Sunrise07:25 AM (EST)
Sunset06:17 PM (EST)
Moon Rise10:05 AM (EST)
Moon Set11:20 PM (EST)
Moon PhaseWaxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent

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