Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
748 PM CST SUN JAN 18 2015

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

.WATER LEVELS ON THE KANKAKEE RIVER REMAIN AFFECTED BY ICE. 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.

&&

INC089-111-191548-
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/SLBI3.1.ER.150113T1715Z.150119T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CST SUN JAN 18 2015

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE KANKAKEE RIVER AT SHELBY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 545 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.3 FEET AND WAS ICE AFFECTED.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...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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