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Flood warning for urban and small streams

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS & SMALL STREAMS IN.

GRANT COUNTY IN CNTL IN

BLACKFORD COUNTY IN EAST CNTL IN

CASS COUNTY IN NO. CNTL IN

FULTON COUNTY IN NO. CNTL IN

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY IN NO. CNTL IN

MIAMI COUNTY IN NO. CNTL IN

WABASH COUNTY IN NO. CNTL IN

ALLEN COUNTY IN NE IN

DE KALB COUNTY IN NE IN

HUNTINGTON COUNTY IN NE IN

LAGRANGE COUNTY IN NE IN

NOBLE COUNTY IN NE IN

STEUBEN COUNTY IN NE IN

WELLS COUNTY IN NE IN

WHITLEY COUNTY IN NE IN

PULASKI COUNTY IN NW IN

WHITE COUNTY IN NW IN

* UNTIL 1215 PM EDT/1115 AM CDT WEDNESDAY/

* AT 1220 AM EDT/1120 PM CDT/ NATL WEATHER SVC DOPPLER

RADAR INDICATED WIDESPREAD RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL ACROSS THE

WARNING AREA. PROLONGED RAINFALL WILL LIKELY PRODUCE 24 HOUR

TOTALS ENDING NOON WED OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN

FALLING UPON SATURATED GROUND WILL BE SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE

FLOODING.ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT EXPERIENCED FLOODING

LAST WEEKEND.

SOME TOWNS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE ROCHESTER.

LAGRANGE.ANGOLA.KENDALLVILLE,LIGONIER.AUBURN.BUTLER.

GARRETT.WARSAW.WINONA LAKE.FORT WAYNE.NEW HAVEN.COLUMBIA

CITY.TRI-LAKES.WINAMAC.NORTH MANCHESTER.WABASH.

HUNTINGTON.GRISSOM AFB.PERU.BLUFFTON.OSSIAN.LOGANSPORT.

MONTICELLO.FAIRMOUNT.GAS CITY.MARION.UPLAND & HARTFORD

CITY.

PERSISTENT RAINFALL OVERNIGHT THROUGH WED MORNING WILL

GENERATE EXCESS RUNOFF THAT WILL LEAD TO FLOODING OF STREETS.

SMALL STREAMS & CREEKS.BASEMENTS & OTHER LOW-LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE

ROADWAY. MOST FLOODING DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. TURN AROUND DON`T

DROWN!

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE

DANGERS OF FLOODS & FLASH FLOODS.

TO REPORT FLOODING.POST YOUR INFORMATION ON THE NATL WEATHER

SVC N. IN FACEBOOK PAGE.OR YOU CAN POST ON TWITTER

WITH THE HANDLE.@NWSIWX.

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