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Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
549 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

ILC031-043-197-INC089-301345-
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Will IL-DuPage IL-Cook IL-Lake IN-
549 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Central Will County in northeastern Illinois...
  Southeastern DuPage County in northeastern Illinois...
  Cook County in northeastern Illinois...
  Northern Lake County in northwestern Indiana...

* Until 845 AM CDT

* At 546 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Chicago, Naperville, Cicero, Hammond, Gary, Bolingbrook, Orland
  Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn, Wheaton, Oak Park, Downers
  Grove, Elmhurst, Lombard, Romeoville, Calumet City, Chicago
  Heights, East Chicago and Schererville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

&&

LAT...LON 4132 8781 4182 8817 4199 8765 4196 8763
      4196 8764 4190 8762 4190 8760 4188 8762
      4183 8760 4176 8756 4175 8753 4171 8753
      4167 8747 4168 8743 4164 8742 4162 8724

$$

RODRIGUEZ



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
418 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
310930-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake Illinois-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
418 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017 /518 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
      Limited Tornado Risk.
      Elevated Hail Risk...up to quarter size.
      Limited Thunderstorm Wind Damage Risk...up to 60 MPH.
  Limited Flooding Risk.

Flooding will continue along portions of the Kankakee River in
northwestern Indiana.

DISCUSSION:

Widely scattered thunderstorms are likely across the entire
outlook area this morning, however, severe weather is not likely.
Expect coverage of thunderstorms to increase by midday, especially
this afternoon into early this evening. Some of the thunderstorms
will likely become strong to severe in the afternoon, mainly for
areas southeast of a Pontiac to Kankakee to Valparaiso Indiana
line. Heavy rain, hail, and damaging winds are the main threats
for these areas at this time. Although severe weather is not
expected north of I-80 at this time, isolated strong storms
producing heavy rain and small hail are possible. The severe
threat will end by early this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Flooding will continue along portions of the Kankakee River in
northwestern Indiana.

Wednesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters will likely be needed this afternoon for areas southeast
of a Pontiac to Kankakee to Valparaiso Indiana line.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

Moving northeast at 40 MPH.

&&

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