Flood warning for St. Joseph River near Fort Wayne

Flood warning map

As if the snow storm wasn’t enough! Early this morning, the northern Indiana office of the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the St. Joseph River near Fort Wayne. The NWS says snow melt over the past few days caused flooding.

As of 10 a.m., the river level was 12.5 feet at the gauge near the intersection of St. Joe Road and Eby Road. That’s six inches above flood stage. The river wasforecast to fall below flood stage at approximately 11 a.m. this morning. At 12 feet, the river begins flooding lowland and farmland.

Read the verbatim warning statement.