Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
701 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Illinois...

  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County

.An inch to an inch and half of rain fell over the Des Plaines River
near Russell over the last 24 hour hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

Additional information can be found at weather.gov/chicago.

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ILC097-180101-
/O.NEW.KLOT.FL.W.0005.170118T1200Z-170121T0600Z/
/RUSI2.1.ER.170118T1200Z.170119T0000Z.170121T0000Z.NO/
701 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Des Plaines River near Russell.
* from Wednesday morning to late Friday night.
* At  630 AM Tuesday the stage was 5.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday morning and continue
  to rise to near 7.2 feet by Wednesday evening.The river will fall
  below flood stage by Friday evening.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Water flows into surrounding farm and marsh
  land near the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4251 8797 4247 8799 4239 8796 4239 8787
      4247 8789 4250 8787

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