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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Friday September 27th, 2019 :: 07:43 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 01:30AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Kendall County in northeastern Illinois... La Salle County in north central Illinois... Grundy County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 130 AM CDT.

* At 734 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking multiple waves of heavy thunderstorms moving across the area. Rainfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour are likely, with isolated heavier rates possible. Flash flooding may begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Joliet, Ottawa, Yorkville, Streator, Morris, Channahon, Minooka, Peru, Mendota, Marseilles, Oglesby, Seneca, Serena, La Salle, Coal City, Spring Valley, Diamond, Sheridan, Utica and Gardner.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LA SALLE, IL ... GRUNDY, IL ... KENDALL, IL

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Warning means that life threatening flooding is imminent. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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