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Major flooding forecast for Tippecanoe in N. Ind.

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WINAMAC, Ind. (AP) -- The National Weather Service in northern Indiana now says major flooding is forecast for the Tippecanoe River in northern Indiana.

The weather service Sunday reissued a flood warning for the Tippecanoe to change the flooding severity to major from moderate above Winamac and affecting Carroll, Pulaski and White counties. That includes the town of Monticello.

It says flood stage is 10 feet but at 10 a.m. Sunday the river was at 11.2 feet and rising. It says major flooding will occur when the depth reaches 13 feet.

In January 2005 the Tippecanoe reached 13.4 feet.

The Tippecanoe empties into the Wabash north of Lafayette

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