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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
226 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ILC031-043-232330-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FA.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140823T2330Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DUPAGE IL-COOK IL-
226 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 224 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. THESE THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRODUCING A QUICK ONE TO TWO
  INCHES OF RAIN IN SOME AREAS. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO SOME AREAS
  THAT RECEIVED JUST OVER FIVE INCHES OF RAIN THAT RESULTED IN
  FLOODING YESTERDAY MORNING. ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TODAY WILL
  QUICKLY BECOME RUNOFF RESULTING IN ADDITIONAL FLOODING AND RENEWED
  RISES IN AREAS WHERE FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
  SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ADDISON...
  ALSIP...BERWYN...BLUE ISLAND...BROOKFIELD...BURNHAM...BURR RIDGE...
  CALUMET CITY...CAROL STREAM...CHATHAM...CICERO...DOLTON...DOWNERS
  GROVE...ELMHURST AND FOREST PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 8753 4160 8765 4169 8794 4181 8824
      4200 8823 4201 8804 4192 8783 4183 8769
      4175 8752

$$

BMD








Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
153 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ILC031-097-232300-
/O.NEW.KLOT.FA.Y.0077.140823T1853Z-140823T2300Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LAKE IL-COOK IL-
153 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 149 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED ONE INCH OF RAIN PER HOUR WITH THESE STORMS...WITH
  SOME LOCATIONS RECEIVING THAT AMOUNT OF RAIN IN JUST 20 TO 30
  MINUTES. THE STORMS ARE MOVING QUICK ENOUGH THAT THEY SHOULD
  PREVENT FLASH FLOODING...HOWEVER LOCALIZED FLOODING IS LIKELY WITH
  THESE STORMS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS...AS WELL AS IN POOR DRAINAGE PLACES. SOME LOCATIONS
  THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...ANTIOCH...CHICAGO...
  EVANSTON...SCHAUMBURG...AND WAUKEGAN.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
CHAIN O LAKES STATE PARK...COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY...GREAT LAKES NAVAL
TRAINING CENTER...HARPER COLLEGE...IL BEACH STATE PARK...LAKE COUNTY
FIELDERS BASEBALL...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS...URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS... VIADUCTS...UNDERPASSES AND LOW LYING AREAS.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4249 8779 4227 8782 4214 8774 4208 8767
      4191 8762 4190 8760 4184 8760 4175 8752
      4195 8792 4199 8793 4199 8801 4201 8804
      4199 8826 4207 8826 4207 8824 4215 8824
      4216 8820 4250 8820

$$

MTF







Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
142 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ILC031-053-075-091-197-INC007-073-089-111-232230-
/O.NEW.KLOT.FA.Y.0076.140823T1842Z-140823T2230Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KANKAKEE IL-IROQUOIS IL-WILL IL-FORD IL-NEWTON IN-JASPER IN-BENTON
IN-
COOK IL-LAKE IN-
142 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BENTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  FORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  SOUTHERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT/630 PM EDT/

* AT 140 PM CDT/240 PM EDT/...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR
  INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY
  AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED AROUND ONE INCH OF RAIN FALLING IN
  ONE HOUR WITH THESE STORMS...AND IN SOME PLACES WITHIN 20 MINUTES.
  THE STORMS ARE MOVING QUICK ENOUGH THAT THEY SHOULD PREVENT FLASH
  FLOODING...HOWEVER LOCALIZED FLOODING IS LIKELY WITH THESE STORMS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...FAR SOUTH CHICAGO METRO AREA...GARY...GIBSON
  CITY...FOWLER...KANKAKEE...RENSSELAER...VALPARAISO...WATSEKA...AND
  WILMINGTON.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
CHANNAHON STATE PARK...CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY ROUTE 66 RACEWAY...FIRST
MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATER...GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY...ILLIANA
MOTOR SPEEDWAY...INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS...URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS... VIADUCTS...UNDERPASSES AND LOW LYING AREAS.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4057 8824 4172 8826 4173 8804 4168 8802
      4170 8794 4160 8754 4175 8752 4165 8742
      4163 8722 4125 8722 4129 8712 4123 8692
      4091 8693 4091 8698 4084 8699 4083 8709
      4048 8709 4048 8793 4040 8794 4040 8841

$$

MTF







Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1100 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
241600-
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-
1100 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014 /1200 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

  WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

   SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...SOME COULD PRODUCE:
    TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING.
    FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
    WIND GUSTS OVER 40 MPH.

   AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING:

   SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH SOME SPORADIC GUSTY WINDS AND VERY
   HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS EARLY
   THIS AFTERNOON AND BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND
   NORTHWEST INDIANA THROUGH THE EVENING.

   DISCUSSION:

   AN AREAS OF STORMS WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL
   ILLINOIS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WITH VERY HUMID AIR AHEAD OF
   THIS...AT LEAST SCATTERED STORMS SHOULD CONTINUE INTO PARTS OF
   NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND POSSIBLY NORTHWEST INDIANA LATER THIS
   AFTERNOON. THE MAIN THREAT FROM ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE
   TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLASH
   FLOODING.

FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE DUPAGE AND MAZON
RIVERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY. HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP.

HEAT INDICES COULD EXCEED 100 DEGREES SUNDAY AND MONDAY
AFTERNOONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT...HOWEVER
RAINFALL MEASUREMENTS ARE APPRECIATED.

&&

$$



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