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City of Marseilles
Sunday September 22nd, 2019 :: 03:00 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 07:00PM

...Heavy Rain to End Early to Mid Evening... The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in north central Illinois, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In northeast Illinois, Grundy.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* Rain, heavy at times, will end by early this evening, tapering to scattered showers or even just ending completely in places. Before that time, the rain may be heavy enough on wet ground to result in localized flash flooding.

* The heavy rainfall will lead to additional river rises, potentially sharp rises, into the upcoming week, especially across the Des Plaines, Fox, Pecatonica, and Rock river basins.

* AFFECTED AREAS: OGLE ... WINNEBAGO ... LA SALLE ... GRUNDY ... LEE

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
City of Marseilles
209 Lincoln St
Marseilles, IL 61341

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-795-2131

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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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