Flood Advisory issued June 26 at 2:43PM CDT until June 26 at 8:45PM CDT by NWS Chicago IL

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

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

* Until 845 PM CDT Saturday.

* At 243 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
very heavy rain across portions of the advisory area, with
additional thunderstorms expected to move across the area over the
next few hours. Some of these locations have received over 5 to 6
inches of rain the past few days, so stay tuned for possible Flash
Flood Warnings if needed.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
South Chicago, Joliet, Hammond, Gary, Orland Park, Tinley Park,
Oak Lawn, Calumet City, Portage, Merrillville, Valparaiso, Chicago
Heights, Roseland, Englewood, South Shore, East Chicago,
Schererville, Hobart, Lansing and Oak Forest.
A Flood Advisory means 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 and
monitor for Flash Flood Warning issuances.

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.

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