Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
736 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

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KANE IL-KENDALL IL-WILL IL-DUPAGE IL-COOK IL-
736 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN KENDALL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1130 AM CDT

* AT 733 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED AND OBSERVATIONS INDICATED ONE TO ONE AND A HALF
  INCHES OF RAIN IN AN HOUR OCCURRING UNDER THE HEAVIEST OF THESE
  THUNDERSTORMS.

* 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...AURORA...BOLINGBROOK...DOWNERS GROVE...JOLIET...
  WHEATON...THE SOUTH SIDE OF CHICAGO...AND MUCH OF THE WESTERN AND
  SOUTHWESTERN CHICAGO SUBURBS.

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


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL ARE STILL POSSIBLE IN
THE ADVISORY AREA THIS MORNING.

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.

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 4164 8752 4133 8797 4146 8824 4173 8860
      4198 8860 4199 8846 4182 8759 4175 8752

$$

MTF




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