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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
335 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
335 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018 /435 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

  Limited Ice Accumulation Risk.

DISCUSSION:

There is a chance of a light freezing rain after midnight...
mainly south of Interstate 80 corridor.

Numerous area rivers will remain in flood.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Saturday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Ice Accumulation Risk.
Sunday...
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Saturday morning the area of very light freezing rain expands
north to the I-88 corridor, then becomes all rain by afternoon.
Rainfall amounts Saturday and Saturday night near half an inch are
possible across southern portions of the outlook area. This could
slow the fall of river levels or produce new rises in some areas.
There is a slight chance of thunderstorms Saturday evening.
Strong southwest winds develop Saturday night into Sunday.

Numerous area rivers will remain in flood.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

&&

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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1020 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana...
Illinois...

  Iroquois River at Rensselaer affecting Jasper County
  Iroquois River near Foresman affecting Newton County
  Iroquois River at Iroquois affecting Iroquois County
  Iroquois River near Chebanse affecting Iroquois and Kankakee
  Counties
  Kankakee River near Wilmington affecting Grundy and Will Counties
  Sugar Creek at Milford affecting Iroquois County
  Vermilion River at Pontiac affecting Livingston County
  Vermilion River near Leonore affecting La Salle County
  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties
  Kankakee River at Momence affecting Kankakee County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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1020 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* until further notice.
* At  945 AM Friday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Record flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain nearly steady near 13.3 feet through
  this afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Indiana Route 55 is flooded. Extensive
  flooding occurs to the Sumava Resorts area. Water approaches the
  top of levees.

&&

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


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