Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
729 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

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KANKAKEE IL-WILL IL-COOK IL-LAKE IN-
729 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  NORTHERN KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHEASTERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT

* AT 727 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED THAT 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN WITH AN
  OBSERVER NEAR MIDWAY AIRPORT REPORTING 0.87 INCHES IN ABOUT 20
  MINUTES.

* 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...ALSIP...BERWYN...BLUE ISLAND...BROOKFIELD...BURNHAM...
  CALUMET CITY...CEDAR LAKE...CHATHAM...CHICAGO...CHICAGO HEIGHTS...
  CICERO...CROWN POINT...DOLTON...EAST CHICAGO AND FLOSSMOOR.

* THESE STORMS WILL MOVE INTO LAKE COUNTY INDIANA THROUGH 8 AM CDT
  AND LIKELY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
BROOKFIELD ZOO...FIRST MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATRE...GOVERNORS STATE
UNIVERSITY...HAWTHORNE PARK...ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY...INDIANA
UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...
COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS AND
OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO MINOR FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 4124 8722 4118 8733 4117 8739 4117 8809
      4171 8793 4172 8791 4178 8791 4192 8787
      4190 8760 4184 8760 4169 8749 4168 8745
      4169 8742 4167 8741 4165 8742 4162 8722

$$

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