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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:26 AM EST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Indiana, including the following
areas, in Illinois, Cook, dupage, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois,
Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Livingston, and will. In Indiana,
Benton, Jasper, Lake in, Newton, and Porter.

* Through late tonight

* multiple rounds of showers and some thunderstorms are expected
today and into portions of tonight. Widespread rainfall amounts
of one and a half to four inches are expected with isolated
higher totals possible.

* The ground remains frozen, therefore much of the rain will
result in rapid runoff. Expect rises on area rivers and
streams that may result in flooding. There have already been
reports of flooding of low lying areas and on roadways near
flood prone areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:26 AM EST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Indiana, including the following
areas, in Illinois, Cook, dupage, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois,
Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Livingston, and will. In Indiana,
Benton, Jasper, Lake in, Newton, and Porter.

* Through late tonight

* multiple rounds of showers and some thunderstorms are expected
today and into portions of tonight. Widespread rainfall amounts
of one and a half to four inches are expected with isolated
higher totals possible.

* The ground remains frozen, therefore much of the rain will
result in rapid runoff. Expect rises on area rivers and
streams that may result in flooding. There have already been
reports of flooding of low lying areas and on roadways near
flood prone areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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