Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WGUS83 KLOT 101241
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
741 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

ILC031-043-197-INC089-101530-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WILL IL-DUPAGE IL-COOK IL-LAKE IN-
741 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  NORTHERN WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT

* AT 735 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY
  AREA. OBSERVATIONS HAVE INDICATED ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL
  HAVE FELL SINCE 300 AM CDT. WHILE EXCESSIVE RATES ARE NOT
  EXPECTED...THE RAINFALL IS BEGINNING TO CAUSE PONDING ON SOME AREA
  ROADWAYS. SUCH PONDING AND EVEN SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING SHOULD
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE DURATION OF THE RAIN THIS MORNING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...MUCH OF THE CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY...BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY...BROOKFIELD
ZOO...CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY ROUTE 66 RACEWAY...COLLEGE OF DUPAGE...
DUPAGE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS...URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS... VIADUCTS...UNDERPASSES AND LOW LYING AREAS.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4146 8722 4146 8825 4206 8826 4207 8824
      4215 8824 4215 8776 4208 8767 4191 8762
      4190 8760 4184 8760 4175 8753 4170 8751
      4168 8745 4169 8742 4165 8742 4162 8722

$$

MTF





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