National Weather Service Extends Tippecanoe River Flood Warning


The flood warning for the Tippecanoe River near Ora has been extended through the weekend. Last night at 8 the river was at 14 feet and steady. Flood stage is 12 feet, and moderate flooding will continue through the weekend. The river is now expected to fall below flood stage around 4 p.m. on Saturday. At 14 feet, extensive flooding of residences and low-lying areas begins to occur. This crest compares to last April 21 when the Tippecanoe crested at 14.4 feet near Ora.