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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1141 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILC031-241015-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FA.Y.0040.000000T0000Z-160724T1015Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
COOK IL-
1141 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 515 AM CDT

* AT 1137 PM CDT...HEAVY RAINFALL HAD MOVED OUT OF THE ADVISORY
  AREA. HOWEVER...RADAR INDICATES THAT BETWEEN THREE AND FIVE INCHES
  OF RAIN HAD FALLEN SINCE LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. LOCAL LAW
  ENFORCEMENT REPORTS THAT SOME TYPICAL LOW SPOTS REMAIN FLOODED...
  AND WATER MAY BE SLOW TO RECEDE OVERNIGHT. THEREFORE THE FLOOD
  ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 515 AM CDT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CHICAGO...EVANSTON...SKOKIE...DES PLAINES...MOUNT
  PROSPECT...GLENVIEW... WHEELING...PARK
  RIDGE...NORTHBROOK...WILMETTE...MORTON GROVE...
  DEERFIELD...WINNETKA...GLENCOE...HARWOOD HEIGHTS...MEIGS FIELD...
  MONTROSE HARBOR...NAVY PIER...LINCOLN PARK AND NILES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

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. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 8776 4211 8773 4206 8767 4203 8767
      4198 8765 4196 8763 4196 8764 4190 8761
      4190 8760 4188 8762 4187 8761 4185 8761
      4192 8776 4198 8782 4215 8794

$$

RATZER



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
406 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
242115-
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-
406 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016 /506 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 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:
      LIMITED HAIL RISK...UP TO HALF DOLLAR SIZE.
      ELEVATED THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE RISK...UP TO 70 MPH.
  LIMITED FLOODING RISK.
  SIGNIFICANT EXCESSIVE HEAT RISK.

DISCUSSION:

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON
MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. MOST STORMS WILL BE SLOW
MOVING AND THUS CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND LOCALIZED FLOODING.
IN ADDITION...THERE WILL BE A BRIEF GUSTY WIND THREAT WITH ANY STORMS.

A MORE ORGANIZED AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE IN FROM EASTERN IOWA
THIS EVENING AND IMPACT AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. DAMAGING
WINDS...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS AND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS. A
MINIMAL TORNADO THREAT EXISTS NEAR THE WISCONSIN BORDER.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT.

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

SUNDAY...
  LIMITED FLOODING RISK.
  LIMITED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM RISK.
  SIGNIFICANT EXCESSIVE HEAT RISK.
MONDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER REPORTS WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

MOVING TOWARD THE EAST AT 10 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN TO THE SOUTHEAST
AT 20 TO 30 MPH THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

&&

$$



Air Quality Alert

ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-241015-
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...ELGIN...
WHEATON...CHICAGO...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET
512 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN
AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO
METROPOLITAN AREA AND IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT.

AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY IS DECLARED WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
SUCH THAT WIDESPREAD OZONE AND OR PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE AT OR ABOVE THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY OF THE
AIR QUALITY INDEX.

ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS ESPECIALLY PEOPLE WITH PULMONARY OR
RESPIRATORY DISEASE SUCH AS ASTHMA SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED OUTDOOR
ACTIVITY.

PARTICIPANTS IN THE...PARTNERS FOR CLEAN AIR PROGRAM...ARE REQUESTED
TO INITIATE THEIR ACTIVITIES. RESIDENTS ARE ALSO URGED TO REDUCE
POLLUTION LEVELS. AQI FORECAST AND TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN REDUCED YOUR
EMISSIONS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.CLEANTHEAIR.ORG.

INFORMATION AND AQI LEVELS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.EPA.STATE.IL.US
AND AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV. MEDIA CONTACT...217 299 6057.

$$



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