Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FFWLOT
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
701 PM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  FORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHEASTERN LIVINGSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 659 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. ONE TO TWO AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
  FALLEN SINCE LATE AFTERNOON...WITH A RECENT REPORT OF 1.37 INCHES
  IN 15 MINUTES IN CHATSWORTH. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY TO BEGIN
  SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PAXTON...FAIRBURY...GIBSON CITY...PIPER CITY...CLAYTONVILLE...
  GILMAN...ONARGA...FORREST...CHATSWORTH...CISSNA PARK...BUCKLEY...
  GIBSON...CRESCENT CITY...DANFORTH...MELVIN...LODA...ROBERTS...
  ELLIOTT...SIBLEY AND THAWVILLE.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE...
 I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 258 AND 287.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4062 8846 4062 8857 4086 8860 4084 8811
      4078 8778 4049 8776 4049 8794 4040 8793
      4040 8846

$$

MTF



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