Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WGUS83 KLOT 232141
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
441 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ILC031-043-232330-
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DUPAGE IL-COOK IL-
441 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN COOK AND DUPAGE
COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM CDT...

AT 431 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS HAD ENDED ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. HOWEVER...THESE
STORMS PRODUCED BETWEEN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH TO ONE INCH OF
RAINFALL IN ROUGHLY 30 MINUTES. DUE TO THE WET GROUND
CONDITIONS FROM THE RAINFALL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY
MORNING...THIS RAINFALL HAS LIKELY LED TO LOCALIZED FLOODING IN
PLACES.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...BURBANK...
DOWNERS GROVE...OAK BROOK...WHEATON...WILLOW SPRINGS...AND
NEAR MIDWAY AIRPORT.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ADDISON...
ALSIP...BERWYN...BLUE ISLAND...BROOKFIELD...BURNHAM...BURR RIDGE...
CALUMET CITY...CAROL STREAM...CHATHAM...CICERO...DOLTON...DOWNERS
GROVE...ELMHURST AND FOREST PARK.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 8753 4160 8765 4169 8794 4181 8824
      4200 8823 4201 8804 4192 8783 4183 8769
      4175 8752

$$

MTF






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