At 941 PM CDT /1041 PM EDT/, doppler radar indicated thunderstorms
producing heavy downpours across portions of the advisory area.
Additional thunderstorms with heavy rain will be moving into the
area, which has already received significant rainfall since
Thursday. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have already fallen along a
corridor from southern Livingston County into northern Iroquois
County as well as other portions of the advisory area.
Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Kankakee, Bourbonnais, Bradley, Pontiac, Lowell, Manteno,
Rensselaer, Watseka, Paxton, DeMotte, Fairbury, Hebron, Gibson
City, Momence, Fowler, Gilman, Kentland, Herscher, Clifton and
Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.
Expect flooding of creeks, ditches, canals, and storm sewers, as
well roadways, underpasses, farmland, and other poor drainage areas.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
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