Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1000 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

  Illinois River at Morris affecting Grundy County
  Illinois River at Ottawa affecting La Salle County
  Illinois River at La Salle affecting Bureau...La Salle and Putnam
  Counties


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

&&

ILC063-241800-
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/MORI2.3.ER.180220T1740Z.180222T0745Z.180228T1434Z.NR/
1000 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Morris.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At  945 PM Friday the stage was 20.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Flooding begins to Morris Public Works area
  and North River Road is inundated.

&&

LAT...LON 4135 8826 4127 8860 4127 8868 4135 8868
      4134 8860 4143 8827

$$

ILC099-241759-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-180301T0359Z/
/OTWI2.3.ER.180220T1234Z.180222T1415Z.180228T2159Z.NR/
1000 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at Ottawa.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At  930 PM Friday the stage was 469.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 463.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 468.8 feet...Water reaches top of Fox River bank at
  YMCA.

&&

LAT...LON 4127 8867 4128 8897 4137 8896 4135 8868


$$

ILC011-099-155-241759-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LSLI2.2.ER.180220T1450Z.180223T0630Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1000 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at La Salle.
* until further notice.
* At  945 PM Friday the stage was 30.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 28.5 feet
  by Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet...Water reaches the top of the La Salle water
  pumping station pit.

&&

LAT...LON 4128 8896 4126 8930 4135 8929 4137 8896


$$




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