Marshall County under a Flood Warning. Both the Yellow & Tippy Rivers are expected to crest above Major Flood Stage.

Staff Writer

National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in Marshall County located in north central Indiana, until midnight Wednesday (EST).
The Flood Warning also includes the Yellow River affecting Marshall, Starke and St. Jospeh Counties in Indiana as well as the Tippecanoe River near Ora, affecting Marshall, Fulton and Kosciusko Counties in Indiana.
As of 7:30 a.m. this morning, the river gauge on the Yellow River indicated the river level was 11.16 ft. The forecast is for the Yellow River to crest at 16.4 ft. by 7 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22.
This is above major flood stage.
As of 7:30 a.m. this morning, the river gauge on the Tippecanoe River at Ora, indicated the river level was at 10.61 ft. The forecast is for the Tippecanoe River to crest at 14 ft. by 7 a.m. on Saturday.
This is at major flood stage.
An additional 2-4 in. of rain is expected by Wednesday morning.
If you live in an area that is prone to flooding, you should be taking protective action now to keep you and your family safe.
Marshall County Highway Department is advising of several roads that are marked with High Water or that are closed due to High Water. Use caution while driving.

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