City'€™s Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor conditions

According to information from the National Weather Service, rivers in northeast Indiana will crest this weekend, with the exception of the St. Joseph River at the former Root'€™s location, which crested at approximately 9:30 this morning.

These are the National Weather Service'€™s predictions from 12:38 p.m. today:


Height in feet

Predicted crest height in feet

Predicted or actual crest time

St. Mary's River at Muldoon



7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday

Maumee River at Anthony



1 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday

St. Joseph River at Roots



9:30 a.m. today

St. Joseph River in Newville



1 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday

St. Mary's River in Decatur



7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday







The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Emergency Operations Center is continuously monitoring water levels in all three rivers throughout Fort Wayne and upstream in DeKalb and Adams counties.

Four locations available to residents to make their own sandbags

The City also has set up four locations for residents in danger of flooding to make their own sandbags. The Street Department has placed piles of sand and bags at these locations.  The locations are:

Portage Middle School '€“ 3521 Taylor Street
Broadview Florist '€“ 5409 Winchester Road
Taylor University '€“ 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd.
(parking lot on the south side of Rudisill)
Southwest Conservation Club '€“ 5701 Bluffton Road

Residents with issues or concerns related to flooding may call 311 for assistance. The 311 call center will be open continuously while the floods are on-going.