Iroquois County, IL
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Flood Advisory
ILC031-053-075-091-197-INC007-073-089-111-232230-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KANKAKEE IL-IROQUOIS IL-WILL IL-FORD IL-NEWTON IN-JASPER IN-BENTON
IN-
COOK IL-LAKE IN-
142 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
BENTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
FORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
SOUTHERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT/630 PM EDT/

* AT 140 PM CDT/240 PM EDT/...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR
INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED AROUND ONE INCH OF RAIN FALLING IN
ONE HOUR WITH THESE STORMS...AND IN SOME PLACES WITHIN 20 MINUTES.
THE STORMS ARE MOVING QUICK ENOUGH THAT THEY SHOULD PREVENT FLASH
FLOODING...HOWEVER LOCALIZED FLOODING IS LIKELY WITH THESE STORMS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
INCLUDE...FAR SOUTH CHICAGO METRO AREA...GARY...GIBSON
CITY...FOWLER...KANKAKEE...RENSSELAER...VALPARAISO...WATSEKA...AND
WILMINGTON.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
CHANNAHON STATE PARK...CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY ROUTE 66 RACEWAY...FIRST
MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATER...GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY...ILLIANA
MOTOR SPEEDWAY...INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST...


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... VIADUCTS...UNDERPASSES AND LOW LYING AREAS.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4057 8824 4172 8826 4173 8804 4168 8802
4170 8794 4160 8754 4175 8752 4165 8742
4163 8722 4125 8722 4129 8712 4123 8692
4091 8693 4091 8698 4084 8699 4083 8709
4048 8709 4048 8793 4040 8794 4040 8841

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