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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Saturday September 28th, 2019 :: 02:44 p.m. CDT

Community

Flash Flood Watch until 10:00AM Sunday

...Another Round of Heavy Rain Possible Tonight... The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and northwest Indiana, including the following areas, in Illinois, Cook, De Kalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Lee, Livingston, and Will. In northwest Indiana, Lake IN.

* From 10 PM CDT this evening through Sunday morning

* Another round of showers and thunderstorms are likely to move across northern IL late tonight into early Sunday morning. These storms will be capable of producing localized heavy rainfall rates in excess of one inch per hour. Areas along and near the I-80 corridor are the most susceptible to flash flooding given this area was hit hard with 2 to 7 inches of rainfall on Friday. For this reason, it will not take much additional rainfall to result in a renewed flash flooding threat.

* Rivers and streams may exhibit renewed rapid rises and quickly go out of their banks.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KANKAKEE ... COOK ... DUPAGE ... LAKE ... KENDALL ... KANE ... LA SALLE ... WILL ... GRUNDY ... DE KALB ... LEE ... LIVINGSTON

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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