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Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Terry McCaffrey makes his way through an alley off West Wayne Street on Friday. Rain and warm temperatures are melting the snow.

Flood watch issued

Flood watch issued

The Journal Gazette

FORT WAYNE – The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a flood watch for much of northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.

The watch is in effect for 1 p.m. Saturday through Sunday morning for the following counties:

  • Indiana – Noble, DeKalb, Starke, Pulaski, Marshall, Fulton, Kosciusko, Whitley, Allen, White, Cass In, Miami, Wabash, Huntington, Wells, Adams, Grant, Blackford and Jay.
  • Ohio – Williams, Fulton, Defiance, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Allen.
Some areas are expected to get rain – heavy at times – with 1 to 3 inches in the watch area. Combined with melting snow, minor to moderate flooding is likely in the Maumee and Wabash river basins into next week, the weather service said.

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