Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WGUS83 KLOT 220706
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
206 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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KANKAKEE IL-IROQUOIS IL-LA SALLE IL-LIVINGSTON IL-GRUNDY IL-FORD IL-
206 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  FORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  GRUNDY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  LIVINGSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN LA SALLE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 800 AM CDT

* AT 202 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATES IN EXCESS OF ONE INCH PER HOUR RAINFALL RATES WITH
  THIS AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS. THIS AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL IS
  EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY SAG SOUTHWARD ACROSS LIVINGSTON...FORD AND
  IROQUOIS COUNTIES INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  OF 1 TO AS MUCH AS 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

* 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...BOURBONNAIS...BRADLEY...CLAYTONVILLE...DWIGHT...
  FAIRBURY...GIBSON CITY...KANKAKEE...LA SALLE...MANTENO...
  MARSEILLES...MOMENCE...MORRIS...OGLESBY...OTTAWA AND PAXTON.


OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
BUFFALO ROCK STATE PARK...GEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK...ILLINI STATE
PARK...ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE...KANKAKEE COMMUNITY
COLLEGE...KANKAKEE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...SPEEDWAY...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS
THE ROADWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4061 8846 4062 8858 4075 8859 4075 8894
      4092 8894 4093 8905 4110 8905 4111 8917
      4141 8917 4140 8826 4120 8824 4120 8802
      4129 8801 4130 8791 4118 8753 4049 8753
      4048 8793 4040 8793 4040 8846

$$

BIRK








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