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FLOOD WARNING FOR SUGAR CREEK

Update: Thursday, Apr 18, 2013

8:32 pm

THE NATL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR

SUGAR CREEK AT MILFORD AFFECTING IROQUOIS COUNTY.

APPROXIMATELY TWO & A HALF TO THREE & A HALF INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER THE PAST TWO DAYS ACROSS THE IROQUOIS RIVER BASIN WILL RESULT IN CONTINUED RISES ON THE SUGAR CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

SAFETY MESSAGE.IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROADWAY.TURN AROUND AND FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/CHICAGO.

807 PM CDT THURSDAY, APR 18 2013

THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR SUGAR CREEK AT MILFORD FROM LATE TONIGHT TO MON MORNING.

* AT 700 PM THUR THE STAGE WAS 14.7 FEET.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.

* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FORECAST.RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY FRIDAY & CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 22.0 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY MON MORNING.

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