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Flood Advisory
ILC031-231314-
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/RVRI2.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
814 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
THE DES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVERSIDE.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT 745 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.5 FEET.
* ACTION STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 6.5 FEET THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.
* IMPACT...AT 6.5 FEET...FLOODING AFFECTS FOREST PRESERVE AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 4192 8789 4184 8786 4178 8791 4174 8780
4183 8776 4192 8778

$$

Flood Warning
ILC031-043-231930-
/O.CON.KLOT.FA.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140823T1930Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DUPAGE IL-COOK IL-
829 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN COOK AND DUPAGE
COUNTIES UNTIL 230 PM CDT SATURDAY...

AT 828 PM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THAT FLOODING
CONTINUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATES AND
AND MEASURED RAINFALL REPORTS INDICATE THAT UP TO AROUND 5 INCHES
HAD FALLEN THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ADDISON...
ALSIP...BERWYN...BLUE ISLAND...BROOKFIELD...BURNHAM...BURR RIDGE...
CALUMET CITY...CAROL STREAM...CHATHAM...CICERO...DOLTON...DOWNERS
GROVE...ELMHURST AND FOREST PARK.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS...URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS... UNDERPASSES AND LOW LYING AREAS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 8753 4160 8765 4169 8794 4181 8824
4200 8823 4201 8804 4192 8783 4183 8769
4175 8752

$$

Special Weather Statement
ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
231400-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
423 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014 /523 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014/

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG THIS MORNING...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITIES ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA. SOME OF
THE LOWEST VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST
ILLINOIS. MOTORISTS SHOULD REDUCE SPEED IN AREAS OF DENSE FOG.

$$

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