Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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IROQUOIS IL-BENTON IN-
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN BENTON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...

* UNTIL 215 PM CDT/315 PM EDT/

* AT 1021 AM CDT /1121 AM EDT/...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN
  DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
  FALLEN...MAINLY ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEAST IROQUOIS AND SOUTHWEST
  BENTON COUNTIES. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  OVER THE NEXT HOUR.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FOWLER...STOCKLAND...FREELAND PARK...TEMPLETON...DUNNINGTON...
  TALBOT...ATKINSON...MILFORD...OXFORD...BOSWELL...WELLINGTON AND
  AMBIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

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. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4049 8753 4049 8778 4063 8776 4069 8762
      4067 8739 4048 8709 4048 8753

$$

BEACHLER



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