Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
536 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

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LA SALLE IL-LIVINGSTON IL-GRUNDY IL-
536 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  LA SALLE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  LIVINGSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHWESTERN GRUNDY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 532 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS
  OF SOUTHWEST LA SALLE AND NORTHWEST LIVINGSTON COUNTY. LOCALLY
  HIGHER RAINFALL OF NEARLY 2.5 INCHES NEAR TONICA IN LA SALLE COUNTY
  WAS BEING ESTIMATED FROM RADAR. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WERE
  BEGINNING TO DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL LIVINGSTON COUNTY...AND WILL
  CONTINUE TO PRODUCE HEAVY TO AT TIMES TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS.

* 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...DWIGHT...FAIRBURY...LA SALLE...MARSEILLES...OGLESBY...
  OTTAWA...PERU...PONTIAC...SENECA...STREATOR...CHATSWORTH...
  CULLOM...FLANAGAN...FORREST AND GRAND RIDGE.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
BUFFALO ROCK STATE PARK...ILLINI STATE PARK...ILLINOIS VALLEY
COMMUNITY COLLEGE...MATTHIESSEN STATE PARK...STARVED ROCK STATE
PARK...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4075 8859 4075 8894 4092 8894 4093 8905
      4110 8905 4111 8917 4147 8917 4146 8870
      4118 8837 4080 8824 4062 8824 4061 8857

$$

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