Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
705 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

ILC053-075-310300-
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IROQUOIS IL-FORD IL-
705 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL FORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  WEST CENTRAL IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 700 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATES INDICATE A SWATH OF 2 TO LOCALLY OVER 3 INCHES OF
  RAIN HAS FALLEN FROM NEAR SIBLEY EAST NORTHEAST TO JUST NORTH OF
  ROBERTS TO NEAR ONARGA. THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD BEGIN TO SUBSIDE
  BETWEEN 7 AND 8 PM...HOWEVER RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
  CONTINUE TO RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND LOW
  LYING AREAS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. STREAMS PARTICULARLY AT RISK FOR MINOR FLOODING AND
  SIGNIFICANT RISES INCLUDE THE MACKINAW RIVER NEAR AND WEST OF
  SIBLEY...BIG FOUR DITCH...SPRING CREEK IN IROQUOIS COUNTY AND
  TRIBUTARIES FEEDING INTO SPRING CREEK NORTH OF ROBERTS.

THIS FLOOD ADVISORY INCLUDES INTERSTATE 57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 273
AND 282.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE
BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

&&

LAT...LON 4059 8846 4062 8839 4062 8824 4068 8824
      4071 8817 4075 8797 4070 8794 4062 8804
      4053 8827 4052 8845

$$

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