Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WGUS83 KLOT 251931
FLSLOT

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

ILC031-252200-
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COOK IL-
231 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

...URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
EASTERN COOK COUNTY UNTIL 500 PM CDT...

AT 228 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL HAD MOVED OUT OF THE AREA...
HOWEVER RUNOFF FROM EARLIER HEAVY RAINS CONTINUED.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BERWYN...BROOKFIELD...CHATHAM...CHICAGO...CICERO...FOREST PARK...
JUSTICE...LA GRANGE...LINCOLN PARK...LYONS...MAYWOOD...MIDWAY
AIRPORT...MONTROSE HARBOR...NAVY PIER AND NORTHERLY ISLAND.

RAINFALL RATES FROM EARLIER STORMS WERE AS HIGH AS 0.92 INCH IN 30
MINUTES AS REPORTED BY THE MIDWAY AIRPORT COOPERATIVE OBSERVER.

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... 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 4197 8764 4197 8763 4191 8762 4190 8760
      4188 8761 4184 8760 4177 8756 4175 8753
      4173 8752 4164 8793 4171 8793 4172 8791
      4185 8792 4205 8767

$$

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