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Grundy County IL Emergency Management Agency
Thursday October 3rd, 2019 :: 12:13 a.m. CDT

Advisory

FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5AM - TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN

Kendall IL-Livingston IL-La Salle IL-Will IL-Lee IL-De Kalb IL-
Grundy IL-Kankakee IL-DuPage IL-Cook IL-
1205 AM CDT Thu Oct 3 2019

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Kendall County in northeastern Illinois...
Livingston County in central Illinois...
La Salle County in north central Illinois...
Will County in northeastern Illinois...
Southeastern Lee County in north central Illinois...
Southern De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Grundy County in northeastern Illinois...
Kankakee County in northeastern Illinois...
Southern DuPage County in northeastern Illinois...
Southeastern Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 500 AM CDT.

* At 1200 AM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges were
indicating that very heavy was occurring in showers and
thunderstorms moving across northern Illinois. Rates of one to two
inches per hour will occur frequently for a couple hours before
the rain tapers near 300 AM. This will cause at least minor
flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Southern Chicago Metro, Morris, Ottawa, Streator, Pontiac,
and Kankakee.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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, country roads, farmland, and other low lying

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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