Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
917 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
  Illinois River at La Salle affecting Bureau...La Salle AND Putnam
  Counties
  Pecatonica River near Shirland affecting Winnebago County
  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake AND Newton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

ILC097-231717-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170126T0000Z/
/RUSI2.1.ER.170120T2245Z.170123T0230Z.170125T1800Z.NO/
917 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Des Plaines River near Russell.
* Until Wednesday Evening.
* At  830 PM Sunday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Water flows into surrounding farm and marsh
  land near the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4251 8797 4247 8799 4239 8796 4239 8787
      4247 8789 4250 8787

$$

ILC011-099-155-231716-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170125T2000Z/
/LSLI2.1.ER.170118T0822Z.170122T1545Z.170125T1400Z.NO/
917 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River at La Salle.
* Until Wednesday Afternoon.
* At  845 PM Sunday the stage was 22.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Riverside parking lot at Starved Rock State
  park floods.

&&

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


$$

INC089-111-231716-
/O.CON.KLOT.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170127T1200Z/
/SLBI3.1.ER.170117T1830Z.170122T1745Z.170127T0600Z.NO/
917 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* Until Friday Morning.
* At  845 PM Sunday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is cresting near 10.3 feet. The river
  will fall below flood stage by early Friday morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Flooding affects county and local roads.
  Wildwood Estates and Sumava Resorts begin to experience some
  flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 4127 8727 4121 8756 4111 8753 4118 8722


$$

ILC201-231716-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170129T1800Z/
/SIRI2.1.ER.170122T0322Z.170123T1800Z.170129T1200Z.NO/
917 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pecatonica River near Shirland.
* Until Sunday January 29.
* At  900 PM Sunday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.9 feet by
  Monday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
  morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Water overflows low lying areas near the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4247 8922 4236 8940 4229 8934 4240 8917
      4242 8907 4249 8909

$$

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