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Grundy County IL Emergency Management Agency
Saturday September 28th, 2019 :: 01:40 a.m. CDT

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FLOOD WARNING FOR GRUNDY COUNTY UNTIL 7:30AM

Kendall IL-La Salle IL-Will IL-Grundy IL-Kankakee IL-
133 AM CDT Sat Sep 28 2019

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Southern Kendall County in northeastern Illinois...
La Salle County in north central Illinois...
Will County in northeastern Illinois...
Grundy County in northeastern Illinois...
Northern Kankakee County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 730 AM CDT Saturday.

* At 129 AM CDT, Over the last twelve hours, Doppler Radar indicates
that a widespread swath of three to five inches of rain fell along
the I-80 corridor, with some localized amounts in excess of seven
or eight inches, and much of this rain fell in a six hour period.
While the threat for Flash Flooding has diminished, this rainfall
will take time to drain off, and widespread areal flooding is
expected to persist tonight with reports of numerous roads still
closed. If you encounter flooded roads, do not attempt to drive
through it! Remember to Turn Around; Don't Drown!

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Joliet, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Plainfield, Lockport, New Lenox,
Park Forest, Ottawa, Mokena, Bourbonnais, Frankfort, Bradley,
Streator, Morris, Channahon, Minooka, Peru, Steger, Manteno and
University Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Instructions:

NEVER ENTER FLOOD WATER

Address/Location
Grundy County IL Emergency Management Agency
1320 Union St., RM E-01
Morris, IL 60450

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-941-3212

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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