Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1036 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana...

  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties

.Ice jams can result in rapid fluctuations in water levels with
little or no warning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

Safety message...River levels may fluctuate rapidly due to ice with
little or no warning. Residents in low lying flood prone areas should
remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams. Ice jam flooding
can be very localized and not affect all locations along the river as
in a typical river flood.

&&

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1036 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* At  945 AM Saturday the stage was 9.6 feet and was ice affected.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain above flood stage. Ice jams can
  result in rapid rises in water levels with little or no warning.
* Impact...Ice jam flooding can be very localized and not affect all
  locations along the river. Residents in low lying flood prone areas
  should remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams.

&&

LAT...LON 4118 8722 4111 8753 4121 8756 4127 8727


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