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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Saturday September 28th, 2019 :: 04:10 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 02:33PM Sunday

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois and Indiana... East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County Hart Ditch at Dyer affecting Lake County Vermilion River near Leonore affecting La Salle County Fox River at Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater affecting Kane and McHenry Counties Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties Fox River at Dayton affecting La Salle County Illinois River at Morris affecting Grundy County Illinois River at Ottawa affecting La Salle County Illinois River at La Salle affecting Bureau...La Salle and Putnam Counties Little Calumet River at Munster (Hohman Avenue) affecting Lake County Pecatonica River near Shirland affecting Winnebago County Thorn Creek at Thornton affecting Cook County The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 24 hours into the future. The Flood Warning continues for The Vermilion River near Leonore, or from IL-23 near Streator downstream to confluence with the Illinois River.

* until Sunday afternoon.

* At 345 PM Saturday the stage was 12.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Sunday and continue to rise to near 16.1 feet by Sunday morning.

* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Water begins to flood low lying agricultural land near river.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LA SALLE, IL

Instructions:

Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and find an alternate route.

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:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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