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VERBATIM: River Flood Warning for Allen County, IN

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a flood warning for the Saint Joseph River, Ohio near St. Joe River Fort Wayne until Friday morning.

At 1 a.m. Wednesday the stage was 12.5 feet and rising.

Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

Forecast ... the river is expected to crest at 12.8 feet around 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 and fall below flood stage 5 a.m. March 13.

At 12.0 feet ... lowland and farmland flooding near the river begins.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.2 feet which occurred on Apr 23, 2011.

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