Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
434 AM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

434 AM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Northern Vermilion County in east central Illinois...
  Southern McLean County in central Illinois...
  Northern Champaign County in east central Illinois...

* Until 730 AM CDT

* At 433 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Bloomington, Rantoul, Hoopeston, Le Roy, Heyworth, Fisher,
  Rossville, Downs, Gifford, McLean, Potomac, Saybrook, Stanford,
  Rankin, Ludlow, Bellflower, Arrowsmith, Henning, Ellsworth and

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 55 between mile markers 143 and 157.
 Interstate 57 between mile markers 250 and 257.
 Interstate 74 between mile markers 134 and 154.


Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


LAT...LON 4029 8926 4044 8926 4049 8846 4040 8846
      4040 8794 4049 8793 4049 8753 4030 8753



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