Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
854 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...The Flood Advisory continues for the Kankakee River...
  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties

.Ice jams can result in rapid fluctuations in water levels with
little or no warning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...River levels may fluctuate rapidly due to ice with
little or no warning. Residents in low lying flood prone areas should
remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams. Ice jam flooding
can be very localized and not affect all locations along the river as
in a typical river flood.

&&

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854 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Kankakee River at Shelby
* until Thursday evening.
* At 745 PM Wednesday the stage was 8.9 feet and was ice affected.
* Action stage is 8.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river remain near 8.9 feet through early Thursday.
  Ice jams can result in rapid rises in water levels with little or
  no warning.
* Impact...Ice jam flooding can be very localized and not affect all
  locations along the river. Residents in low lying flood prone areas
  should remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams.

&&

LAT...LON 4118 8722 4111 8753 4121 8756 4127 8727


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