NWS increases Fort Wayne flood forecast

The latest flood warning for the St. Mary’s River in Fort Wayne increases the forecast crest from 14.1 feet to 15.3 feet. The National Weather Service forecasts that crest to occur at around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

At 15.0 feet, flooding occurs on the lowest unprotected city streets, park drives and county roads.

The river is forecast to rise above flood stage of 14.0 feet early Tuesday morning.

Here’s a link to the latest NWS flood warning.

Here’s a link to an interactive map, on which you can see river levels at various flood gauges.