Flood warning extended for St. Mary’s River in Fort Wayne

Flood warning map
The green box encloses the flood warning area.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has extended a flood warning for the St. Mary’s River in Fort Wayne until 9 a.m. tomorrow. As of this morning, minor flooding was occurring and is forecast to continue.

At 7:30 a.m., the river level at the flood gauge at Muldoon Bridge (South Anthony Blvd. Extended) was 14.39 feet, which is .39 feet above flood stage.

As of the most recent NWS statement at 9:59 p.m. last night, the river was forecast to crest near 14.8 feet at around 7 p.m. today and remain above flood stage until 9 a.m. tomorrow.

At 15.0 feet (just 2.4 inches above the forecast crest), flooding occurs on the lowest unprotected city streets, park drives and county roads.

SKYWARN spotters should continue to report any flooding they see while in the area of the St. Mary’s River in Fort Wayne.