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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1130 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

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DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
1130 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017 /1230 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Flooding is expected along portions of the Kankakee River in
northwest Indiana.

In addition, large waves will make swimming hazardous in Lake
Michigan today.

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

Friday...
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
Saturday...
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
Wednesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

In addition...Flooding is expected along portions of the Kankakee
River in northwest Indiana.

.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
1058 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

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

  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

INC089-111-260558-
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/SLBI3.1.ER.170523T1945Z.170525T1800Z.170529T0000Z.NO/
1058 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* until late Sunday night.
* At 1045 AM Thursday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will hold steady near 9.4 feet this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday evening.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Lowland agricultural flooding begins.

&&

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


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BMD




Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1023 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

INZ001-002-252330-
/O.CON.KLOT.BH.S.0001.000000T0000Z-170526T0300Z/
LAKE IN-PORTER-
1023 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA BEACHES.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...4 TO 7 FT.

* 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.

&&

$$

MM




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