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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Saturday October 26th, 2019 :: 10:09 a.m. CDT

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Flood Watch until 12:00AM Sunday

...PERIODS OF MODERATE RAINFALL EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING... The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central Illinois, Livingston. In east central Illinois, Ford and Iroquois. In northeast Illinois, Kankakee.

* From 1 PM CDT this afternoon through this evening

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected across the area this afternoon and evening. Total rainfall amounts of around 2 inches are likely in most areas, with some locally higher amounts possible. Runoff from this rain will lead to significant rises on area streams and rivers, as well as cause some areal flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KANKAKEE ... IROQUOIS ... LIVINGSTON ... FORD

Instructions:

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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:
Flood Watch

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