National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Tippecanoe River

The Tippecanoe River is on the rise and the National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until further notice.  Rain and snow melt are causing water levels to rise. 

As of 6 a.m. ET Wednesday morning, the flood stage was at 12.2 feet and rising.  The flood stage is at 12 feet.  National Weather Service officials say the river will rise to a crest near 12.9 feet around 1 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 and begin falling. 

This notice affects locations in Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties. 

At 13.0 feet, flooding begins to affect streets and homes in Monterey.