Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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WGUS73 KLOT 250055
FFSLOT

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
755 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

ILC031-250330-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
COOK IL-
755 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 PM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN COOK COUNTY...

AT 752 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT THUNDERSTORMS WHICH
PRODUCED HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA HAD MOVED OFF TO THE
SOUTHEAST. HOWEVER...RADAR RAINFALL ESTIMATES INDICATE THAT UP TO
TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL HAD FALLEN FROM THESE EARLIER STORMS. RAPID
RUNOFF FROM THIS RAIN WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF VIADUCTS AND
OTHER LOW SPOTS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CHICAGO...CICERO...EVANSTON...SKOKIE...DES PLAINES...BERWYN...OAK
PARK... PARK RIDGE...MAYWOOD...MORTON GROVE...FRANKLIN PARK...FOREST
PARK...RIVER FOREST...HARWOOD HEIGHTS...ROSEMONT...MEIGS
FIELD...MONTROSE HARBOR...NAVY PIER...LINCOLN PARK AND NILES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4198 8765 4196 8763 4196 8764 4191 8762
      4190 8762 4189 8761 4188 8762 4187 8761
      4185 8761 4181 8759 4189 8790 4201 8789
      4204 8767

$$

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