Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
159 AM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

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IROQUOIS IL-LIVINGSTON IL-FORD IL-NEWTON IN-JASPER IN-BENTON IN-
159 AM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  BENTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  FORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  SOUTHERN LIVINGSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...

* UNTIL 1000 AM CDT/1100 AM EDT/

* AT 153 AM CDT/253 AM EDT/...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR
  INDICATED FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. LAW ENFORCEMENT
  OFFICERS HAVE REPORTED FLOODED ROADS AND ROAD CLOSURES AT HIGHWAY
  45 NEAR ONARGA.  DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT 3 TO 5 INCHES OF
  RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA.  WHILE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
  HAS ENDED OVER THE AREA...AREAS OF STANDING WATER WILL BE SLOW TO
  RECEDE DUE TO SATURATED SOIL.

* THIS FLOOD WARNING REPLACES THE PREVIOUSLY ISSUED FLASH FLOOD
  WARNINGS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ATKINSON...
  BARCE...CLAYTONVILLE...DUNNINGTON...FAIRBURY...FOWLER...FREELAND
  PARK...KENTLAND...LOCHIEL...OTTERBEIN...PERCY JUNCTION...PERKINS...
  PIPER CITY...PONTIAC AND RAUB.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 4084 8700 4083 8709 4047 8710 4049 8844
      4061 8846 4062 8858 4075 8859 4075 8876
      4088 8891 4100 8839 4101 8771 4077 8751
      4092 8695

$$

KREIN








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