Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
819 PM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WINNEBAGO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  BOONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1215 AM CDT

* AT 819 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...LOVES PARK...MACHESNEY PARK...SOUTH BELOIT...
  ROCKTON...ROCKFORD AIRPORT...ROSCOE...POPLAR GROVE...CHERRY VALLEY...
  CAPRON...TIMBERLANE...CALEDONIA AND NEW MILLFORD.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 115 AND 123.
 I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 2...AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND
76.

THIS INCLUDES...  BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...ROCK CUT STATE PARK...ROCK
VALLEY COLLEGE...ROCKFORD AVIATORS BASEBALL...AND ROCKFORD SPEEDWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4249 8871 4216 8871 4215 8917 4220 8917
      4221 8919 4250 8933

$$

KREIN



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