Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Will (ILC197) Illinois Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Advisory Flood Advisory - Will (Illinois)


Updated:Sat, 23-Aug-2014 1:42pm CDT
Effective:Sat, 23-Aug-2014 1:42pm CDT
Expires:Sat, 23-Aug-2014 5:30pm CDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Cook; Ford; Iroquois; Kankakee; Will
 
Instructions: Excessive runoff from this storm will cause elevated levels on small creeks and streams...ponding of water on roads...urban areas... Highways... Viaducts...underpasses and low lying areas. Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Do not attempt to cross bridges...dips...or other low spots if water covers the roadway. Never try to cross a flowing stream...even a small one...on foot or in a vehicle.

Message summary: The national weather service in chicago has issued an
* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Benton county in northwest indiana...
Ford county in east central illinois...
Iroquois county in east central illinois...
Jasper county in northwest indiana...
Kankakee county in northeast illinois...
Lake county in northwest indiana...
Newton county in northwest indiana...
Southern cook county in northeast illinois...
Will county in northeast illinois...
* until 530 pm cdt/630 pm edt/
* at 140 pm cdt/240 pm edt/...national weather service doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across the advisory area. Doppler radar estimated around one inch of rain falling in one hour with these storms...and in some places within 20 minutes. The storms are moving quick enough that they should prevent flash flooding...however localized flooding is likely with these storms.
* runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause minor flooding to occur...especially along small streams and near low water crossings. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include...far south chicago metro area...gary...gibson city...fowler...kankakee...rensselaer...valparaiso...watseka...and wilmington. Other locations affected...
Channahon state park...chicagoland speedway route 66 raceway...first midwest bank amphitheater...governors state university...illiana motor speedway...indiana university northwest...
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Flood Warning Flood Warning - Will (Illinois)


Updated:Sat, 23-Aug-2014 9:32am CDT
Effective:Sat, 23-Aug-2014 9:32am CDT
Expires:Sun, 24-Aug-2014 8:30am CDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Will
 
Instructions: Safety message...if you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and find an alternate route.

Message summary: ...the flood warning continues for the following rivers in illinois...
East branch du page river at bolingbrook affecting will county the flood warning continues for the east branch du page river at bolingbrook.
* until sunday morning.
* at 840 am saturday the stage was 20.4 feet.
* flood stage is 19.5 feet.
* minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early sunday.
* impact...at 19.5 feet...royce road floods. &&
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