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Illinois, Kane

Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:35 PM CDT on July 29, 2016

Expires 9:15 PM EDT on July 29, 2016


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 815 PM CDT for
dupage... northeastern De Kalb... northwestern will... southern Kane and
south central Cook counties...

At 231 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Storms continue to train across
the same areas... and this is resulting in rain amounts of up to 2
inches per hour across portions of the warned area. The heaviest
rainfall... and highest flash flood threat is currently over southern
DuPage County... where some area roads are already beginning to be
reported as flooded.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Aurora... Naperville... Bolingbrook... Orland Park... Wheaton...
Downers Grove... Elmhurst... Lombard... Carol Stream... Romeoville...
Plainfield... St. Charles... Glen Ellyn... West Chicago... Batavia...
Lockport... Westmont... Homer Glen... Lisle and Villa Park.

Including the following interstates...
I-55 between mile markers 263 and 278.
I-80 near mile marker 142.
I-88 between mile markers 94 and 139.
I-355 between mile markers 4 and 26.

This includes... Argonne National laboratory... northern Illinois
University... benedictine University... College of dupage... DuPage
County Fairgrounds... fermilab... IL math and science Academy... Kane
County cougars ballpark... Morton Arboretum... waubonsee Community
College... and Wheaton College.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.


Lat... Lon 4185 8787 4154 8792 4168 8822 4172 8826
      4193 8881 4205 8880


Birk


Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 1:40 PM CDT on July 29, 2016

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on July 29, 2016


The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
DuPage County in northeastern Illinois...
northwestern Will County in northeastern Illinois...
central Kane County in northeastern Illinois...
south central Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* until 645 PM CDT

* at 138 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Aurora... Naperville... Elgin... Bolingbrook... Orland Park...
Tinley Park... Oak Lawn... Wheaton... Downers Grove... Lombard...
Carol Stream... Romeoville... Plainfield... St. Charles...
Glen Ellyn... West Chicago... Batavia... Lockport...
Westmont and Homer Glen.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.


Lat... Lon 4173 8773 4149 8782 4170 8826 4172 8826
      4172 8830 4185 8857 4206 8844


Wdm


107 PM CDT Fri Jul 29 2016

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
central Ogle County in north central Illinois...
southwestern Winnebago County in north central Illinois...
northern De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
west central Kane County in northeastern Illinois...

* until 400 PM CDT

* at 105 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
One to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rockford... Sycamore... Genoa... Oregon... Mount Morris...
Rockford Airport... DeKalb... Elburn... Cortland... Byron...
Winnebago... Pecatonica... Kirkland... Maple Park... Kingston...
Stillman Valley... Lily Lake... Virgil...
Davis Junction and Leaf River.

Additional rainfall of up to 1 to 2 inches is possible over the
area. This additional rain will make minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in
urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel
across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will also cause flooding of
small creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

To report flooding... have the nearest law enforcement agency relay
your report to the National Weather Service forecast office.


Lat... Lon 4220 8951 4220 8940 4233 8940 4215 8894
      4202 8846 4190 8847 4202 8951


Krein


Special Statement

Statement as of 2:22 PM EDT on July 29, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on July 29, 2016


... Funnel clouds possible this afternoon...

Atmospheric conditions are favorable for the development of
isolated funnel clouds... associated with the thunderstorm activity
over parts of northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana. These
funnel clouds normally protrude a few hundred feet downward from
the parent cloud... rotate or spin like a top... and last a few
minutes before dissipating.

These funnel clouds rarely touch the ground and typically do not
pose any sort of hazard. The atmospheric conditions these funnels
are developing in do not support strong or damaging tornadoes.
However... on extremely rare occassions these funnels can briefly
touch the ground and produce minimal if any damage.

The National Weather Service will continue to closely monitor the
situation. Please forward reports of funnel sightings to the
nearest law enforcement agency for relay to the National Weather
Service.


122 PM CDT Fri Jul 29 2016 /222 PM EDT Fri Jul 29 2016/

... Funnel clouds possible this afternoon...

Atmospheric conditions are favorable for the development of
isolated funnel clouds... associated with the thunderstorm activity
over parts of northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana. These
funnel clouds normally protrude a few hundred feet downward from
the parent cloud... rotate or spin like a top... and last a few
minutes before dissipating.

These funnel clouds rarely touch the ground and typically do not
pose any sort of hazard. The atmospheric conditions these funnels
are developing in do not support strong or damaging tornadoes.
However... on extremely rare occassions these funnels can briefly
touch the ground and produce minimal if any damage.

The National Weather Service will continue to closely monitor the
situation. Please forward reports of funnel sightings to the
nearest law enforcement agency for relay to the National Weather
Service.



Local Storm Report



07/29/2016 0230 PM

Batavia, Kane County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Water up to top of tires on rt 25 east of Wilson Road





07/29/2016 0230 PM

Batavia, Kane County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Water up to top of tires on rt 25 east of Wilson Road





07/29/2016 0230 PM

Batavia, Kane County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Water up to top of tires on rt 25 east of Wilson Road



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