Flood Advisory issued May 9 at 9:28AM CDT until May 9 at 3:45PM CDT by NWS Chicago IL

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Northeastern Livingston County in central Illinois…
Eastern La Salle County in north central Illinois…
Southern Cook County in northeastern Illinois…
Grundy County in northeastern Illinois…
Northern Kankakee County in northeastern Illinois…
Will County in northeastern Illinois…
Northwestern Jasper County in northwestern Indiana…
Lake IN County in northwestern Indiana…
Northwestern Newton County in northwestern Indiana…
Porter County in northwestern Indiana…

* Until 345 PM CDT Sunday.

* At 928 AM CDT, Doppler Radar indicated persistent heavy rain over
portions of northern Illinois and far northwest Indiana
continuing. The rain is expected to persist through late morning.
Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have already fell since Saturday
evening across a large portion of this area, including the far
southern Chicago metro. Stream gauges indicate several creeks,
ditches, and smaller rivers have rose quickly and some may top
bankfull stage. In addition, minor flooding of some low lying
roads may occur.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
South Chicago suburbs, 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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