Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WGUS83 KLOT 252329
FLSLOT

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
629 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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DUPAGE IL-KANE IL-COOK IL-
629 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHEASTERN KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  CENTRAL COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 627 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
  OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CHICAGO...AURORA...NAPERVILLE...CICERO...BOLINGBROOK...BERWYN...WHEATON...
  OAK PARK...DOWNERS GROVE...ELMHURST...LOMBARD...CAROL STREAM...PARK
  RIDGE...ADDISON...ST. CHARLES...GLEN ELLYN...WEST CHICAGO...BATAVIA...
  WESTMONT AND MAYWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4197 8764 4196 8763 4196 8764 4191 8762
      4190 8762 4189 8761 4188 8762 4187 8761
      4168 8787 4170 8803 4173 8803 4172 8823
      4173 8828 4198 8827 4200 8766

$$

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