Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1214 AM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

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KANKAKEE IL-IROQUOIS IL-PORTER IN-NEWTON IN-LAKE IN-JASPER IN-
1214 AM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN PORTER COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...
  NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...
  SOUTHEASTERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...
  NORTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...

* UNTIL 915 AM CDT SUNDAY

* AT 1208 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO
  INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN...AND RADAR IS INDICATING RAIN
  RATES UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR IN SOME PARTS OF THE AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WATSEKA...DE MOTTE...MOROCCO...BEAVER CITY...SUMAVA RESORTS...
  GIFFORD...PEMBROKE...CONRAD...ROSELAWN...DUNNS BRIDGE...FAIR
  OAKS...LAKE VILLAGE...FOREST CITY...THAYER...MALDEN...SURREY...
  ENOS...KOUTS...ST. ANNE AND HOPKINS PARK.

* ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES IS STILL POSSIBLE OVER THE
  AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RESULT IN PONDING OF WATER AND
  MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE...LOW OR URBAN AREAS. THIS INCLUDES
  HIGHWAY 65 IN PORTIONS OF LAKE AND JASPER COUNTIES OF INDIANA.

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.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4105 8694 4068 8790 4094 8790 4125 8733
      4141 8696

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DONOFRIO



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