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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
953 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILC007-111-201-240400-
/O.CON.KLOT.FF.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160724T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WINNEBAGO IL-BOONE IL-MCHENRY IL-
953 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT
SATURDAY FOR SOUTHEASTERN WINNEBAGO...SOUTHERN BOONE AND SOUTHWESTERN
MCHENRY COUNTIES...

AT 948 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL
HAD MOVED EAST OF THE WARNED AREA. A PERIOD OF LIGHT RAIN MAY
PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL TENTH OF AN INCH OF RAIN BEFORE ENDING FROM
THE WEST BETWEEN 1030 PM AND 1130 PM CDT.

FLASH FLOODING FROM EARLIER RAINFALL OF UP TO 4 INCHES WILL
PERSIST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...THOUGH WILL SUBSIDE LATE TONIGHT.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE EXPERIENCING FLOODING INCLUDE...
ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE AND CHERRY VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4230 8859 4215 8859 4215 8914 4228 8914

$$

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