Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1041 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE KANKAKEE RIVER...
  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...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.

&&

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1041 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE KANKAKEE RIVER NEAR WILMINGTON
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 945 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.1 FEET.
* ACTION STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE WATER LEVEL IS ELEVATED DUE TO ICE MOVING DOWN THE
  KANKAKEE RIVER FROM INDIANA AND SNOW MELT RUNOFF RISE COMING FROM
  THE IROQUOIS RIVER. SO THE ICE SHOULD MOVE THROUGH TODAY AND ALLOW
  THE RIVER TO CONTINUE TO FALL. HOWEVER 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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