Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
920 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

ILC141-201-261730-
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OGLE IL-WINNEBAGO IL-
920 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN OGLE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  WINNEBAGO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1230 PM CDT

* AT 918 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING INTO THE ADVISORY AREA.
  DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF RAINFALL
  WITHIN AN HOUR WITH THESE SLOW MOVING STORMS.

* 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...ROCKFORD...LOVES PARK...MACHESNEY PARK...ROCKFORD
  AIRPORT...ROCKTON...SOUTH BELOIT...BYRON...CHERRY VALLEY...
  DURAND...LAKE SUMMERSET...PECATONICA...ROSCOE AND WINNEBAGO.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
ROCK CUT STATE PARK...ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE...ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS
BASEBALL...ROCKFORD SPEEDWAY...WINNEBAGO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS...URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS... VIADUCTS...UNDERPASSES AND LOW LYING AREAS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4250 8894 4211 8894 4213 8939 4250 8941

$$

RC







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