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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Saturday September 28th, 2019 :: 02:50 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 08:45AM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Livingston County in central Illinois... Southern La Salle County in north central Illinois...

* Until 845 AM CDT.

* At 245 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated that rain had generally ended across the area. However, a large swath of three to six inches of rain, and in some cases over seven inches of rain, fell across central and northern portions of Livingston county earlier this afternoon and evening. This heavy rainfall will be slow to recede, resulting in hazardous driving conditions due to flooded roadways and low water crossings.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Streator, Pontiac, Dwight, Fairbury, Gridley, Flanagan, Wenona, Odell, Cornell, Saunemin, Rutland, Long Point, Campus, Reddick, Dana and Emington.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LA SALLE, IL ... LIVINGSTON, IL

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

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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