At 1239 PM CDT, gauge reports indicated heavy rain up to 3.4 inches
of rain have fallen. Numerous other locations reported 1-2 inches
across the advisory area.
Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Pontiac, Braidwood, Wilmington, Coal City, Dwight, Fairbury,
Gibson City, Herscher, Chatsworth, Diamond, Gardner, Lakewood
Shores, Forrest, Odell, Piper City, Braceville, Cullom, Saunemin,
Essex and South Wilmington.
Thunderstorms have ended for now across most of the area, but
additional rainfall up 0.5 inches is possible over portions of
southern Will County and western Kankakee County. Additional light
to moderate rainfall may move into the area over the next hour.
Expect flooding of creeks, ditches, farmland, roadways, and and
other low lying areas.
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.
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