Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
829 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

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

  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...
  Kankakee River near Wilmington affecting Grundy and Will 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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829 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* From Monday evening to Thursday afternoon.
* At  745 PM Sunday the stage was 8.9 feet and was ice affected.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday evening and continue to
  rise to near 9.6 feet by Tuesday evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage by Thursday morning. 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 4127 8727 4121 8756 4111 8753 4118 8722


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829 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kankakee River near Wilmington.
* At  745 PM Sunday the stage was 7.8 feet and was ice affected.
* Flood stage is 6.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.9 feet by
  Wednesday afternoon then begin falling. 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 4126 8799 4143 8827 4135 8828 4116 8806


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