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Severe Weather Alert issued….

Flood Warning issued today until further notice by NWS Chicago

...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Illinois and Indiana... East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County Iroquois River near Foresman affecting Newton County Iroquois River at Iroquois affecting Iroquois County Kankakee River at Dunns Bridge affecting Porter County Kankakee River near Kouts affecting Jasper and Porter Counties Kankakee River at Momence affecting Kankakee County Sugar Creek at Milford affecting Iroquois County.

Forecast flooding Changed from Moderate to Major severity for the following rivers in Indiana... Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties .Heavy rainfall of 1.5 to 4 inches is likely through Tuesday night with locally heavier amounts in excess of 4 inches possible. The combination of this heavy rainfall, frozen ground, and some snow melt will likely result in flooding.

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a * Flood Warning for The Iroquois River at Iroquois. * from Tuesday evening until further notice. * At 1000 AM Monday the stage was 10.2 feet. * Flood stage is 18.0 feet. * Major flooding is forecast. * Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday evening and continue to rise to near 25.6 feet by Thursday afternoon. * Impact...At 25.0 feet...Flooding of some buildings near the river begins.

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