Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WGUS83 KLOT 260132
FLSLOT

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
732 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE KANKAKEE RIVER NEAR
WILMINGTON AFFECTING GRUNDY AND WILL 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.

&&

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732 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE KANKAKEE RIVER NEAR WILMINGTON
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* AT 645 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.8 FEET AND WAS ICE AFFECTED.
* ACTION STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER SHOULD GENERALLY CONTINUE TO FALL BUT 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 4126 8799 4143 8827 4135 8828 4116 8806

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