At 534 PM CDT, Doppler radar estimated that between 2 and 4 inches
of rain have fallen this afternoon in addition to several inches of
rain over the past few days. Flash flooding is likely ongoing across
much of the warned area. The heavy rain has ended across most of the
warned area, with light to moderate rain occurring.
IMPACT…Rapid-onset flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses, farmland, and
other poor drainage and low lying areas.
Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Kankakee, Bourbonnais, Bradley, Channahon, Pontiac, Manteno,
Braidwood, Coal City, Dwight, Fairbury, Gibson City, Momence,
Herscher, Clifton, Chatsworth, Diamond, Limestone, Gardner, Grant
Park and Forrest.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles. Do not attempt to walk across any flooded
roads or fields.
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