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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Saturday October 26th, 2019 :: 08:46 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 08:45AM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in... Kendall County in northeastern Illinois... Lake County in northeastern Illinois... La Salle County in north central Illinois... Will County in northeastern Illinois... De Kalb County in north central Illinois... Grundy County in northeastern Illinois... Kankakee County in northeastern Illinois... Kane County in northeastern Illinois... McHenry County in northeastern Illinois... DuPage County in northeastern Illinois... Cook County in northeastern Illinois... Boone County in north central Illinois...

* Until 845 AM CDT Sunday.

* At 842 PM CDT, trained weather spotters reported heavy rain of two to three inches in many locations across northeast Illinois. Flooding has been reported in some areas and is expected to continue overnight. An additional one inch of rain is possible through midnight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Chicago, Aurora, Joliet, Naperville, Elgin, Waukegan, Cicero, Hammond, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Schaumburg, Bolingbrook, Palatine, Skokie, Des Plaines, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn and Mount Prospect.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MCHENRY, IL ... KANE, IL ... DUPAGE, IL ... DE KALB, IL ... COOK, IL ... LA SALLE, IL ... BOONE, IL ... KANKAKEE, IL ... WILL, IL ... GRUNDY, IL ... KENDALL, IL ... LAKE, IL

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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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