Flood warning extended

First Posted: 2/25/2014

LIMA — The National Weather Service of Northern Indiana has extended the flood warning for the Auglaize River near Fort Jennings affecting Allen, Paulding and Putnam counties.

In addition, the flood warning continues for the Blanchard River at Ottawa affecting Putnam County, the St. Marys River near Decatur affecting Allen and Van Wert counties, the St. Marys River at Muldoon Bridge affecting Allen County.

Recent heavy rainfall and snowmelt has caused minor to moderate flooding along area rivers. The weather service advised to not drive vehicles through flooded areas because the water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow children to play in or near floodwaters.

Detailed river forecasts and information can be found at http://j.mp/1hcJGVq.

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