Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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

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KANKAKEE IL-WILL IL-COOK IL-LAKE IN-
131 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  NORTHERN KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHEASTERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 130 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR IS ESTIMATING RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES PER HOUR.
  ALTHOUGH THUNDERSTORMS WERE NOT IN NORTHWEST INDIANA AT
  PRESENT...THEY ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO LAKE COUNTY INDIANA
  WITHIN THE NEXT 45 MINUTES TO ONE HOUR. ANY STORMS HAVE THE
  POTENTIAL FOR TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND FLOODING.

* 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...BOURBONNAIS...BURNHAM...CALUMET
  CITY...CEDAR LAKE...CHANNAHON...CHICAGO HEIGHTS...CROWN POINT...
  DOLTON...EAST CHICAGO...FLOSSMOOR...FRANKFORT...GARY AND GLENWOOD.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
CHANNAHON STATE PARK...CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY ROUTE 66 RACEWAY...FIRST
MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATRE...GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY...ILLIANA
MOTOR SPEEDWAY...INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST...

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... VIADUCTS...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 4124 8722 4122 8729 4118 8733 4115 8824
      4156 8825 4175 8753 4171 8752 4169 8749
      4168 8745 4169 8743 4168 8741 4165 8742
      4163 8733 4162 8722

$$

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