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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Cook; DuPage

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN COOK AND DUPAGE
COUNTIES UNTIL 230 PM CDT...
AT 122 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING INTO THE WARNED AREA. THESE
STORMS WERE PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF AROUND ONE INCH PER HOUR.
WHILE WATER HAS RECEDED FROM YESTERDAY MORNINGS STORMS ACROSS MUCH
OF THE AREA...THIS TEMPORARY HEAVY RAIN WILL LIKELY CAUSE QUICK
RISES ON AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS AND EXASPERATE ANY LOCALIZED
FLOODING THAT IS STILL OCCURRING.
RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING
INCLUDE...BURBANK...DOWNERS GROVE...OAK BROOK...WHEATON...WILLOW
SPRINGS...AND NEAR MIDWAY AIRPORT.
8/23/2014 1:43 PM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Indiana - Flood Warning

Counties: Porter

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS EXTENDED THE
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
PORTER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
* UNTIL 630 PM CDT
* AT 109 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING TOWARDS THE WARNED
AREA. YESTERDAY...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED AROUND FIVE
INCHES OF RAIN WHICH RESULTED IN FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF
PORTER COUNTY. THESE FLOOD WATERS HAVE SLOWLY BEEN RECEDING
HOWEVER ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON WILL ENCOUNTER
SATURATED CONDITIONS RESULTING IN RAPID RUNOFF AND RENEWED RISES.
SOME LOCALIZED AREAS MAY SEE UP TO AROUND TWO INCHES OF RAIN
WITHIN AROUND AN HOUR.
* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO
CONTINUE.  SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING
INCLUDE...BOONE GROVE...BURNS HARBOR...CHESTERTON...DUNNS
BRIDGE...HEBRON...LINCOLN HILLS...MALDEN...PORTAGE...PORTER...
SOUTH HAVEN...VALPARAISO...WHEELER...KOUTS AND OGDEN DUNES.
8/23/2014 1:28 PM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Grundy

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...
MAZON RIVER NEAR COAL CITY AFFECTING GRUNDY COUNTY
.RECENT HEAVY RAINS HAVE CAUSED RISES ALONG THE MAZON RIVER.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE MAZON RIVER NEAR COAL CITY.
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT  845 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
TO RISE TO NEAR 12.5 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL
BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
&&
8/23/2014 9:43 AM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Will

...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.
&&
8/23/2014 9:43 AM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Illinois - Excessive Heat Warning

Counties: Madison; St. Clair

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
MONDAY...
* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT WAVE TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 110 DEGREES DURING EACH AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED STRESS
AND ILLNESS. THE VERY YOUNG...THE ELDERLY...THOSE WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING...AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN STRENUOUS OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES WILL BE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE. ALSO...CAR INTERIORS
WILL REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. BEAT
THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT! NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS
UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...NOT EVEN FOR A MINUTE.
8/23/2014 3:43 AM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Illinois - Flood Advisory

Counties: Marshall; Peoria; Stark; Woodford

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED AN
* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
MARSHALL COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHERN PEORIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHERN WOODFORD COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
STARK COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
* UNTIL 200 PM CDT.
* AT 1046 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING INTO THE ADVISORY AREA.
DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED HOURLY RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 1.75 INCHES
WITH THE STORMS. SINCE HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRED ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREA ON AUGUST 22...THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO MINOR
FLOODING OF MAINLY LOW-LYING URBAN LOCATIONS.
* 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...LACON...BRADFORD...BRIMFIELD...CAMP GROVE...CASTLETON...
CHILLICOTHE...DUNLAP...ELMIRA...ELMORE...ELMWOOD...GERMANTOWN
HILLS...HENRY...LA FAYETTE...LAURA...METAMORA...MINONK...OSCEOLA...
PRINCEVILLE...ROANOKE...ROME...SPARLAND...SPRING BAY...TOLUCA...
TOULON...VARNA...WASHBURN...WENONA...WEST JERSEY AND WYOMING.
8/23/2014 10:58 AM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Illinois - Heat Advisory

Counties: Alexander; Edwards; Franklin; Gallatin; Hamilton; Hardin; Jackson; Jefferson; Johnson; Massac; Perry; Pope; Pulaski; Saline; Union; Wabash; Wayne; White; Williamson

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT TUESDAY...
A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT TUESDAY.
* EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
TUESDAY. THIS IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT GIVEN ALL THE AREA
EVENTS...FROM HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL AND SOCCER GAMES...TO
ONGOING STATE FAIRS AND FESTIVALS.
* TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO REACH THE LOWER TO MID 90S EACH
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. THESE TEMPERATURES WILL
COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX
VALUES FROM 100 TO 105 FOR MOST LOCALES. ISOLATED LOCATIONS WILL
CONTINUE TO SEE THE HEAT INDEX TOP 105 AT TIMES.
* THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. TAKE
EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.
8/23/2014 4:13 AM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Illinois - Heat Advisory

Counties: Adams; Bond; Brown; Calhoun; Clinton; Fayette; Greene; Jersey; Macoupin; Marion; Monroe; Montgomery; Pike; Randolph; Washington

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT MONDAY...
* TIMING...DANGEROUS LEVELS OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 107 DURING EACH AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-
RELATED STRESS AND ILLNESS. THE VERY YOUNG... THE ELDERLY...
THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING...AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN
STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE.
ALSO...CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
OF MINUTES. BEAT THE HEAT... CHECK THE BACKSEAT! NEVER LEAVE
CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...NOT EVEN FOR A
MINUTE.
8/23/2014 3:43 AM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo   Illinois - Heat Advisory

Counties: Cass; Christian; Clark; Clay; Coles; Crawford; Cumberland; Effingham; Jasper; Lawrence; Logan; Macon; Menard; Morgan; Moultrie; Richland; Sangamon; Scott; Shelby

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT MONDAY...
A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT MONDAY.
* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL PEAK BETWEEN NOON AND 6 PM EACH
DAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE ARE INDICATIONS THAT THIS DANGEROUS
HEAT WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY AS WELL.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...THE HEAT INDEX WILL PEAK FROM 100 TO 109
DEGREES IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS. MONDAY IS LIKELY TO HAVE THE
HIGHEST HEAT INDEX VALUES DURING THE PERIOD.
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...HIGH HUMIDITY
AND FAIRLY LIGHT WINDS WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT
RELATED STRESS AND ILLNESS. THE EFFECTS ARE CUMULATIVE THE
LONGER THE HEAT PERSISTS. THE VERY YOUNG...THE ELDERLY...THOSE
WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING...AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN STRENUOUS
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE. CAR INTERIORS
WILL REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. BEAT THE
HEAT...CHECK THE BACK SEAT! NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS
UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE.
8/23/2014 3:13 AM (Updated 8/23/2014 1:43 PM)
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