Whiteside County, Illinois
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Flood Warning
841 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Thursday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Rock River near Joslin.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At 7:45 PM Thursday the stage was 11.0 feet...and rising.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Friday morning...and continue
rising to 13.9 feet Sunday morning. Fall below flood stage
Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Water affects residences in outlying areas
immediately along the river including basements, yards, driveways,
and access roads.


LAT...LON 4152 9032 4169 9002 4163 8999 4148 9027


Flood Warning
841 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Rock River at Como.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 9.9 feet...and rising.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage this evening...and continue
rising to 11.6 feet Saturday morning. Fall below flood stage
Tuesday morning.


LAT...LON 4169 9002 4181 8975 4183 8963 4175 8963
4163 8999


Heat Advisory
Including the cities of Vinton, Cedar Rapids, Anamosa, Clinton,
and Sterling
830 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017


* Heat Index Values...up to 105 due to temperatures in the lower
90s...and dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s.

* Timing...This evening through Saturday evening.

* Impacts...Increased risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke
for people spending time outside or living without air
conditioning. Children and the elderly are most susceptible.
Also, parked vehicles will become dangerously hot within


A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high
humidity is expected. This combination will lead to possible
heat illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun...and check on relatives
and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.



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