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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:41 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 1045 am CST Wednesday/1145 am EST Wednesday/ for
Kendall... La Salle... dupage... Cook... southern Boone... Livingston...
Southern Lake... Ogle... will... Lee... De Kalb... southern Winnebago...
Grundy... Kankakee... Ford... Kane... Iroquois... southern McHenry...
Benton... Porter... Newton... Lake and Jasper counties...

At 435 am CST/535 am EST/... Doppler radar indicated that mainly
light rain continued to fall over portions of east central Illinois
and Northwest Indiana, east of an line from roughly Champaign
Illinois to Valparaiso Indiana. While rain will end this morning and
additional heavy rain is not expected... rainfall over the past two
days of between two and a half and nearly five inches of rain have
been measured across the warned area. Due to the heavy rainfall and
quick runoff due to frozen ground... ongoing flooding will be slow to
subside across the warned area. Most area rivers and creeks will be
at bankfull or in flood.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...


Lat... Lon 4062 8846 4062 8857 4076 8858 4075 8893
      4093 8893 4093 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916
      4158 8917 4158 8963 4220 8969 4226 8782
      4164 8743 4171 8693 4091 8693 4084 8710
      4048 8709 4049 8794 4040 8793 4040 8846


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916 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Morris.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 845 PM Tuesday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 24.0 feet by
Wednesday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
morning.


Lat... Lon 4135 8826 4127 8860 4127 8868 4135 8868
      4134 8860 4143 8827




852 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Kankakee River near Wilmington.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At 745 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 9.0 feet by
Wednesday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
evening.


Lat... Lon 4116 8806 4135 8828 4143 8827 4126 8799





852 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mazon river near Coal City.
* From this evening to Thursday afternoon.
* At 745 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by
Wednesday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
morning.


Lat... Lon 4134 8843 4135 8839 4135 8832 4123 8829
      4122 8839 4131 8840




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