Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1141 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILC031-241015-
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COOK IL-
1141 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 515 AM CDT

* AT 1137 PM CDT...HEAVY RAINFALL HAD MOVED OUT OF THE ADVISORY
  AREA. HOWEVER...RADAR INDICATES THAT BETWEEN THREE AND FIVE INCHES
  OF RAIN HAD FALLEN SINCE LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. LOCAL LAW
  ENFORCEMENT REPORTS THAT SOME TYPICAL LOW SPOTS REMAIN FLOODED...
  AND WATER MAY BE SLOW TO RECEDE OVERNIGHT. THEREFORE THE FLOOD
  ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 515 AM CDT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CHICAGO...EVANSTON...SKOKIE...DES PLAINES...MOUNT
  PROSPECT...GLENVIEW... WHEELING...PARK
  RIDGE...NORTHBROOK...WILMETTE...MORTON GROVE...
  DEERFIELD...WINNETKA...GLENCOE...HARWOOD HEIGHTS...MEIGS FIELD...
  MONTROSE HARBOR...NAVY PIER...LINCOLN PARK AND NILES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

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. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 8776 4211 8773 4206 8767 4203 8767
      4198 8765 4196 8763 4196 8764 4190 8761
      4190 8760 4188 8762 4187 8761 4185 8761
      4192 8776 4198 8782 4215 8794

$$

RATZER



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