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Flood Warning
ILC031-230115-
/O.NEW.KLOT.FL.W.0074.140822T1710Z-140823T0130Z/
/RVRI2.1.ER.140822T1710Z.140822T1800Z.140822T1930Z.UU/
815 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE DES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVERSIDE.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO THIS EVENING.
* AT 745 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO
RISE TO NEAR 7.1 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 7.5 FEET...PARK AREAS ARE INUNDATED NEAR SALT CREEK.

&&

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

$$

Flood Warning
ILC031-043-221930-
/O.NEW.KLOT.FA.W.0010.140822T1328Z-140822T1930Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DUPAGE IL-COOK IL-
828 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 230 PM CDT FRIDAY

* AT 819 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING
ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. NUMEROUS COMMUNITIES ARE UNDER SEVERAL
FEET OF WATER WITH SOME LOCATIONS STILL REPORTING SLOW RISES OF
THE WATER LEVELS. OVERNIGHT AND THIS MORNING...RADAR ESTIMATES AND
OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT FOUR TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ADDISON...
HINSDALE...ELMHURST...WOOD DALE...BURBANK...OAK LAWN...BEDFORD
PARK...ALONG WITH OTHER LOCATIONS ALONG THE SALT CREEK AND ADDISON
CREEK.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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 4196 8763 4191 8762 4190 8760 4184 8760
4177 8756 4175 8752 4159 8753 4160 8765
4168 8799 4170 8803 4173 8803 4173 8811
4178 8826 4207 8826 4207 8824 4211 8824

$$

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