Flash Flood Warning issued June 26 at 8:48PM CDT until June 26 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS Chicago IL

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At 848 PM CDT, Trained weather spotters reported flash flooding
occurring in portions of the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of
rain fell during the afternoon in addition to the several inches of
rain that fell over the past few days.

HAZARD…Flash flooding.

SOURCE…Trained spotters.

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, Herscher, Chatsworth,
Diamond, Limestone, Gardner, Grant Park, Forrest, Odell, Mazon and
Braceville.
Expect flash 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. Do not attempt to walk across any flooded
roads or fields.

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