Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
326 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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IROQUOIS IL-NEWTON IN-JASPER IN-BENTON IN-LAKE IN-
326 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BENTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  EXTREME EASTERN IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT...1030 AM EDT

* AT 322 AM CDT...422 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR
  INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY
  AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES RAINFALL RATES IN EXCESS OF AN INCH
  PER HOUR ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY AREA. PERIODS OF HEAVY
  RAINFALL WILL GRADUALLY ABATE ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING...WITH
  TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES EXPECTED ACROSS THE
  ADVISORY AREA.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...ATKINSON...BARCE...BEAVER CITY...CONRAD...DE MOTTE...
  DUNNINGTON...ENOS...FAIR OAKS...FORESMAN...FOREST CITY...FOWLER...
  FREELAND PARK...GIFFORD...HANGING GROVE AND KENTLAND.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS
THE ROADWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4091 8698 4084 8699 4083 8709 4048 8709
      4047 8752 4049 8754 4141 8752 4126 8722
      4125 8722 4129 8713 4127 8706 4122 8697
      4123 8693 4091 8693

$$

BIRK








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