Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1041 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

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

  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties

.Heavy rains of over two inches in the past 24 hours across the Kankakee
River basin and upstream have caused rises along the Kankakee River.


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

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


1041 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* from Tuesday afternoon to Friday afternoon.
* At  945 AM Sunday the stage was 8.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 9.3 feet by Wednesday afternoon.The river will fall
  below flood stage by late Friday morning.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Lowland agricultural flooding begins.


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


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