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Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for various rivers in the region, but none are expected to go beyond nuisance flooding.

The St. Marys River in Decatur is forecast to hit 17.1 feet Tuesday; flood stage is 17.0 feet. Problems with the gauge Monday made current levels unavailable, but upstream in Rockford, Ohio, the river is forecast to crest almost 3 feet below flood stage, and downstream in Fort Wayne it is expected to hit 10.8 feet, well below its flood stage of 17.0 feet.

The St. Joseph River is not expected to flood, its highest forecast is at Newville, where the crest is forecast a foot below flood stage.

The Maumee River in Fort Wayne is forecast to crest at 14.2 feet Tuesday, well below its flood stage of 17 feet.

The Wabash River in Bluffton should crest at about 8 feet; its flood stage is 10 feet. The Little River at Huntington crested early Monday morning more than 2 feet below flood stage.

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