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Grundy County EMA
Sunday July 21st, 2019 :: 12:59 p.m. CDT

Alert

FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR SOUTHERN GRUNDY UNTIL 3:45PM - TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville
1251 PM CDT Sun Jul 21 2019

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Southwestern Will County in northeastern Illinois...
Southern Grundy County in northeastern Illinois...
Central Kankakee County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 345 PM CDT.

* At 1250 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated very heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. Rainfall rates of over 2 inches per hour are likely
with these storms. Isolated rainfall totals of up to 4 inches is
possible. Runoff from this heavy rain will cause minor flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kankakee, Bourbonnais, Bradley, Manteno, Dwight, Peotone,
Braidwood, Coal City, Diamond, Gardner, Mazon, Braceville, Lakewood
Shores, Essex, South Wilmington, Godley, Sun River Terrace,
Bonfield, Verona and Reddick.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Instructions:

TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN

Address/Location
Grundy County EMA
1320 Union St., RM E-01
Morris, IL 60450

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-941-3212

Joe Schroeder
Emergency Management Agency
jschroeder@grundyco.org
815-941-3212

Alert Details

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

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