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Weather Forecast Office Northern Indiana, IN
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River at a Glance
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Forecasts for the Maumee River at Napoleon are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 25.00 ft on 03/27/1913
(2) 19.50 ft on 02/11/1959
(3) 19.50 ft on 02/14/1918
(4) 18.80 ft on 03/02/1910
(5) 18.00 ft on 03/20/1912
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
(1) -2.90 ft on 11/16/1922
(2) 0.84 ft on 10/07/2010
(3) 0.87 ft on 10/29/2008
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Record flooding is underway throughout the eastern sections of Napoleon and all along the tributaries flowing into the Maumee River.
Flood water begins to threaten residents along the following streets: Fairview, Oak, Walnut, First, Second and from Route 8 to Maumee Street. Serious backwater flooding occurs along all tributaries.
Massive flooding will occur. Residents living along the Maumee and its tributaries should prepare for extensive flood losses.
Flood water will threaten some buildings in the east end of Napoleon and cause several roads to become impassible.
Recreational campgrounds near Napoleon begin to flood.
Flooding of farm land and possibly some secondary roads near the river begins.
Downstream view from downtown Napoleon
Upstream view from downtown Napoleon
About This Location
Latitude: 41.383056° N, Longitude: 84.128611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
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Water Resource Outlook Ohio Valley
Experimental Ensemble River Forecasts
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Northern Indiana Weather Forecast Office
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Syracuse, IN 46567
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