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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Saturday September 28th, 2019 :: 09:14 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 01:00AM Monday

...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Illinois... Vermilion River near Leonore affecting La Salle County The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future. 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 this afternoon to late Sunday night.

* At 845 AM Saturday the stage was 11.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to rise to near 17.5 feet by early Sunday.The river will fall below flood stage by Sunday evening.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LA SALLE, IL

Instructions:

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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