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Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
602 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

ILC031-037-043-089-197-300115-
/O.CON.KLOT.FF.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160730T0115Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DUPAGE IL-DE KALB IL-WILL IL-KANE IL-COOK IL-
602 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM CDT FOR
DUPAGE...NORTHEASTERN DE KALB...NORTHWESTERN WILL...SOUTHERN KANE AND
SOUTH CENTRAL COOK COUNTIES...

AT 600 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT THE HEAVY RAIN HAS
ENDED ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. HOWEVER...RUNOFF FROM THE 2 TO 4
INCHES OF RAIN CONTINUES TO RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING. SOME OF THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS OCCURRED OVER SOUTHERN DUPAGE THROUGH
CENTRAL KANE COUNTY. THIS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN SOME IMPASSIBLE
ROADS IN THESE AREAS INTO THIS EVENING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
AURORA...NAPERVILLE...BOLINGBROOK...ORLAND PARK...WHEATON...
DOWNERS GROVE...ELMHURST...LOMBARD...CAROL STREAM...ROMEOVILLE...
PLAINFIELD...ST. CHARLES...GLEN ELLYN...WEST CHICAGO...BATAVIA...
LOCKPORT...WESTMONT...HOMER GLEN...LISLE AND VILLA PARK.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 263 AND 278.
 I-80 NEAR MILE MARKER 142.
 I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 94 AND 139.
 I-355 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 26.

THIS INCLUDES...  ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY...NORTHERN ILLINOIS
UNIVERSITY...BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY...COLLEGE OF DUPAGE...DUPAGE
COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...FERMILAB...IL MATH AND SCIENCE ACADEMY...KANE
COUNTY COUGARS BALLPARK...MORTON ARBORETUM...WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY
COLLEGE...AND WHEATON COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4185 8787 4154 8792 4168 8822 4172 8826
      4193 8881 4205 8880

$$

BIRK




Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
558 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

ILC031-INC089-300345-
/O.CON.KLOT.FF.W.0011.000000T0000Z-160730T0345Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
COOK IL-LAKE IN-
558 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN COOK AND NORTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTIES...

AT 555 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED LIGHT RAIN CONTINUED ACROSS
THE WARNED AREA...BUT THE HEAVY RAIN THREAT HAS ENDED. IN SPITE OF
THIS...RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING THIS EVENING.
THIS COULD RESULT IN  ROADS BECOMING IMPASSIBLE DUE TO HIGH WATER.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
HAMMOND...GARY...CALUMET CITY...CHICAGO HEIGHTS...EAST CHICAGO...
LANSING...BLUE ISLAND...MUNSTER...DOLTON...PARK FOREST...ALSIP...
MATTESON...MIDLOTHIAN...FLOSSMOOR...LYNWOOD...GLENWOOD...POSEN...
WHITING...OLYMPIA FIELDS AND BURNHAM.


THIS INCLUDES...  PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET...WINDY CITY
THUNDERBOLTS BASEBALL...PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE...SOUTH SHORE RAIL
CATS BASEBALL...AND SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4160 8732 4148 8776 4166 8775 4171 8753
      4167 8747 4168 8746 4167 8744 4168 8743
      4167 8742 4165 8744 4164 8743 4162 8732

$$

BIRK




Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
415 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

ILZ006-014-300515-
/O.EXT.KLOT.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160731T0900Z/
LAKE IL-COOK-
415 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

* LOCATION...NORTHEAST ILLINOIS BEACHES.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...3 TO 5 FEET.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES.
PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE... WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

EXPOSED BEACHES ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THE MOST
SIGNIFICANT WAVE AND CURRENT IMPACTS. IMPACTS AT BEACHES WITH
PROTECTIVE BREAKWALLS OR JETTIES WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE
ORIENTATION OF STRUCTURES AS WELL AS WIND AND WAVE DIRECTION.

FOR INFORMATION ON SWIM ADVISORIES OR BANS AT CHICAGO BEACHES
VISIT...WWW.CPDBEACHES.COM.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
345 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
302045-
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-
345 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016 /445 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  SIGNIFICANT THUNDERSTORM RISK...WITH AN ASSOCIATED:
    ELEVATED FLASH FLOODING RISK.
    LIMITED TORNADO RISK THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
    LIMITED THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE RISK...UP TO 60 MPH.

HIGH SWIM RISK.

DISCUSSION:

THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INIDANA
WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN AND DISSIPATE THIS EVENING. THE STRONGEST
STORMS MAY PRODUCE ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AS WELL AS A
BRIEF...WEAK TORNADO.

THE MAIN THREAT FROM THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE VERY HEAVY
RAIN WHICH MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SATURDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.
  LIMITED FLOODING RISK.
  HIGH SWIM RISK.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.
  LIMITED EXCESSIVE HEAT RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THROUGH THIS EVENING.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

VARIABLE 10 TO 15 MPH.

&&

$$



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