Update, 3:54 p.m. on 8/20/18:
The Branch County Drain Commissioner reports that repairs to the Blackhawk Dam continue Monday, and the repairs have returned the dam to normal flow and operation.
The dam will be evaluated by engineers to establish a long-term strategy. The Flood Watch issued by the National Weather Service for the Coldwater River and Pilot Knob area will expire August 20th.
The risk for flooding has been reduced. Residents in the affected area should continue to monitor local media outlets and official messaging for the latest information and updates. Branch County Emergency Management and the City of Coldwater will continue to monitor the situation.