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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Tuesday April 30th, 2019 :: 10:06 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 02:12AM Friday

The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation of three quarters of an inch to an inch over the next 24-48 hours. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Vermilion River near Leonore, or from IL-23 near Streator downstream to confluence with the Illinois River.

* from Wednesday morning to late Thursday night.

* At 745 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday morning and continue to rise to near 17.0 feet by early Thursday morning.The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.

* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Water begins to flood low lying agricultural land near river.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LA SALLE, IL

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and find an alternate route. Additional information can be found at weather.gov/chicago.

Address/Location
Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
844 W Lincoln St
Pontiac, IL 61764

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-844-0911

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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