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Verbatim: Flash flood warning issued for northeast Indiana; includes Fort Wayne

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a * flash flood warning for ... southwestern Allen County in Northeast Indiana ... This includes the city of Fort Wayne and Spy Run Creek...

Southwestern Noble County in Northeast Indiana ...

Northern Whitley County in Northeast Indiana ... this includes the cities of ... Tri-Lakes ... Columbia City ... * until 8:15 a.m. EDT

* At 4:08 a.m. EDT ... National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated thunderstorms with very heavy rain along a line extending from 7 miles northwest of Tri-Lakes to 9 miles south of Fort Wayne ... moving southeast at 10 mph. Rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches are expected in this area over a one to two hour period early this morning ... Resulting in flash flooding ... Especially in urban areas... Such as Fort Wayne and Columbia City.

* Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to: Churubusco

Precautionary/preparedness actions ...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. Move to higher ground.

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