At 1157 AM CDT, Doppler Radar had indicated the heavy rain had ended
across most of the Advisory Area. Water will subside through the
afternoon but lingering minor flooding is still occurring due to the
2 to a little over 3 inches of rain that had fell since last evening
based on observations and radar estimation. An example of minor
flooding that the public reported was six inches to one foot of
water on Indiana State Highway 2 near the community of Hebron at
Some locations that will experience flooding include…
South suburbs of Chicago, Joliet, Hammond, Gary, Orland Park,
Tinley Park, Romeoville, Calumet City, Portage, Merrillville,
Valparaiso, Chicago Heights, Roseland, Streator, Morris,
Schererville, Hobart, Lansing, Oak Forest, Crown Point and Harvey.
A Flood Advisory means minor flooding along waterways and other poor
drainage areas is imminent or may already be occurring. Persons in
the advisory area should use caution and avoid flood waters.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
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