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City of Marseilles
Friday September 27th, 2019 :: 01:46 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 03:00AM Saturday

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, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Lee, Livingston, Ogle, and Will. In northwest Indiana, Benton, Jasper, Lake IN, Newton, and Porter.

* Through late tonight

* Waves of thunderstorms will produce torrential rainfall with hourly rainfall rates of one to two inches or more at times. Including rain that has already fallen, some locations may observe rainfall totals of over five inches.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: OGLE ... NEWTON ... KENDALL ... BENTON ... LA SALLE ... FORD ... KANKAKEE ... COOK ... DUPAGE ... LAKE ... KANE ... PORTER ... WILL ... GRUNDY ... IROQUOIS ... DE KALB ... LEE ... LIVINGSTON ... JASPER

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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