Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WGUS83 KLOT 250218
FLSLOT

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
818 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE KANKAKEE RIVER...
  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.

&&

ILC063-197-251418-
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818 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE KANKAKEE RIVER NEAR WILMINGTON
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.
* AT  745 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.3 FEET.
* ACTION STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER HAS BEEN ELEVATED DUE TO ICE MOVING DOWN THE KANKAKEE
  FROM INDIANA WITH A JAM RIGHT AT THE GAUGE. A LARGE CHANNEL HAS OPENED
  UP IN THE JAM...SO THE ICE SHOULD MOVE THROUGH AND ALLOW THE RIVER TO
  CONTINUE TO FALL. 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


$$

RC




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