Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
843 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Illinois...

  Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County

.Ice jams can result in rapid fluctuations in water levels with
little or no warning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Safety message...River levels may fluctuate rapidly due to ice with
little or no warning. Residents in low lying flood prone areas should
remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams. Ice jam flooding
can be very localized and not affect all locations along the river as
in a typical river flood.

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ILC141-191443-
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/BYRI2.1.IJ.170118T2100Z.170119T1200Z.170124T0000Z.UU/
843 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Rock River at Byron.
* Until late Monday night.
* At  815 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.4 feet and was ice affected.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.6 feet by
  Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
  evening. Ice jams can result in rapid rises in water levels with
  little or no warning.
* Impact...Ice jam flooding can be very localized and not affect all
  locations along the river. Residents in low lying flood prone areas
  should remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams.

&&

LAT...LON 4196 8942 4193 8933 4207 8927 4222 8905
      4224 8915 4211 8937

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