Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1018 AM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN INDIANA...
  KANKAKEE RIVER AT SHELBY AFFECTING LAKE AND NEWTON COUNTIES

.WATER LEVELS REMAIN ICE AFFECTED ON PORTIONS OF THE KANKAKEE RIVER.
ICE JAMS CAN RESULT IN RAPID FLUCTUATIONS IN WATER LEVELS WITH
LITTLE OR NO WARNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROADWAY...TURN AROUND AND
FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

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1018 AM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE KANKAKEE RIVER AT SHELBY.
* AT  945 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.7 FEET AND WAS ICE AFFECTED.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.2 FEET BY
  SUNDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING. 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 4127 8727 4121 8756 4111 8753 4118 8722


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