Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL
1014 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

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Stephenson IL-
1014 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Stephenson County in northwestern Illinois...

* Until 1015 AM CST Thursday

* At 1010 AM CST, emergency management reported flooding and road
  closures county-wide. Up to three inches of rain fell yesterday.
  This in combination with a frozen ground will continue to lead to
  flooding.  Some flooded areas may get worse today as water
  upstream flows into the area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Freeport, Lena, Pearl City, Cedarville, Davis, Dakota, German
  Valley, Winslow, Rock City, Ridott, Buena Vista, Loran, Rock Grove,
  Oneco, Orangeville, Kent, Eleroy, Damascus, Lake Le-Aqua-
  na State Park and Mc Connell.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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LAT...LON 4250 8940 4220 8940 4220 8992 4251 8993

$$

Gibbs



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