Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
632 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

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KANKAKEE IL-WILL IL-PORTER IN-NEWTON IN-JASPER IN-COOK IL-LAKE IN-
632 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  NORTHEASTERN KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  NORTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  PORTER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  SOUTHEASTERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT

* AT 629 AM 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 HAS FALLEN IN
  THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS. THE HEAVIEST HAS FALLEN ACROSS FAR
  SOUTHEAST WILL COUNTY NEAR MONEE...CRETE...AND BEECHER AND IN
  LAKE COUNTY INDIANA NEAR LOWELL. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA AND COULD PRODUCE
  ANOTHER PERIOD OF HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH THIS MORNING.

* 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...ALSIP...BLUE ISLAND...BOONE GROVE...BURNHAM...CALUMET
  CITY...CEDAR LAKE...CHICAGO HEIGHTS...CROWN POINT...DE MOTTE...
  DOLTON...DUNNS BRIDGE...FLOSSMOOR...FOREST CITY...FRANKFORT AND
  GARY.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
FIRST MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATRE...GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY...
INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST...LAKE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...PORTER
COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO.

&&

LAT...LON 4125 8765 4133 8798 4170 8779 4152 8693
      4100 8693

$$

BEACHLER








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