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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:24 AM CDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 9:30 PM EDT on August 22, 2014


... Flood Warning remains in effect for central Cook and dupage
counties until 230 PM CDT...

At 1117 am CDT... flooding continued across the warned area with
numerous communities under several feet of water. Overnight and this
morning... radar estimates and measured rainfall reports indicate
that up to around five inches of rain had fallen with locally higher
totals.

Some locations that are experiencing flooding include... Addison...
Hinsdale... Elmhurst... Wood Dale... Burbank... Oak Lawn... Bedford
Park... Bridgeview... along with other locations along the Salt Creek
and Addison creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from this storm will cause elevated levels on small
creeks and streams... ponding of water on roads... urban areas...
highways... underpasses and low lying areas.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely.


Lat... Lon 4196 8763 4191 8762 4190 8760 4184 8760
      4177 8756 4175 8752 4159 8753 4160 8765
      4168 8799 4170 8803 4173 8803 4173 8811
      4178 8826 4207 8826 4207 8824 4211 8824


Bmd


815 am CDT Fri Aug 22 2014

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside.
* From this afternoon to this evening.
* At 745 am Friday the stage was 6.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 7.1 feet by this afternoon.
* Impact... at 7.5 feet... park areas are inundated near Salt Creek.


Lat... Lon 4192 8789 4184 8786 4178 8791 4174 8780
      4183 8776 4192 8778




Local Storm Report



08/22/2014 0223 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain e1.80 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Measured 1.80 inches of rain in the past 17 minutes.




08/22/2014 0351 am

Midway Airport, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.05 inch, reported by ASOS.


            Storm total 3.05 inches.




08/22/2014 0423 am

Justice, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Multiple lanes and shoulder closed on I-294 south at
            IL-171.




08/22/2014 0423 am

Forest Park, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Several lanes blocked on I-290 west at Des Plaines
            Avenue.




08/22/2014 0234 am

3 miles SW of midway airporay airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain m2.75 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Measured 2.75 inches of rain in the past 27 minutes.




08/22/2014 0500 am

2 miles WNW of Oak Lawn, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.68 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hr total.




08/22/2014 0600 am

3 miles SW of midway airporelaer, Cook County.

Heavy rain m4.53 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Updated total since midnight.




08/22/2014 0600 am

Bedford Park, Cook County.

Heavy rain m4.64 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Last 6 hrs. Isws mesonet.




08/22/2014 0240 am

Burbank, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Streets are impassible. From facebook.




08/22/2014 0755 am

Park Forest, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.





08/22/2014 0247 am

3 miles SW of midway airporay airporay airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.60 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Measured 3.60 inches of rain in the past 40 minutes.




08/22/2014 0305 am

6 miles S of Chicago, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Viacucts at 95th and doorchester and 93rd and commercial
            on the south side flooded with stranded cars.




08/22/2014 0312 am

2 miles se of midway airporgo, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Over 3 feet of water in viaduct at kedzie and 79th
            street.




08/22/2014 0344 am

3 miles SW of midway airporay airporgo, Cook County.

Heavy rain m4.45 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Storm total 4.45 inches since 112 am CDT.




08/22/2014 0351 am

Ohare Airport, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.47 inch, reported by ASOS.


            Storm total 1.47 inches.




08/22/2014 0755 am

Park Forest, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.






08/22/2014 0600 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain m4.53 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Updated total since midnight.





08/22/2014 0600 am

Bedford Park, Cook County.

Heavy rain m4.64 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Last 6 hrs. Isws mesonet.





08/22/2014 0240 am

Burbank, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Streets are impassible. From facebook.




08/22/2014 0423 am

Forest Park, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Several lanes blocked on I-290 west at Des Plaines
            Avenue.




08/22/2014 0423 am

Justice, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Multiple lanes and shoulder closed on I-294 south at
            IL-171.




08/22/2014 0500 am

2 miles WNW of Oak Lawn, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.68 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hr total.




08/22/2014 0247 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.60 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Measured 3.60 inches of rain in the past 40 minutes.




08/22/2014 0305 am

6 miles S of Chicago, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Viacucts at 95th and doorchester and 93rd and commercial
            on the south side flooded with stranded cars.




08/22/2014 0312 am

2 miles se of midway airporgo, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Over 3 feet of water in viaduct at kedzie and 79th
            street.




08/22/2014 0344 am

3 miles SW of midway airporay airporgo, Cook County.

Heavy rain m4.45 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Storm total 4.45 inches since 112 am CDT.




08/22/2014 0351 am

Midway Airport, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.05 inch, reported by ASOS.


            Storm total 3.05 inches.




08/22/2014 0351 am

Ohare Airport, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.47 inch, reported by ASOS.


            Storm total 1.47 inches.




08/22/2014 0500 am

2 miles WNW of Oak Lawn, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.68 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hr total.





08/22/2014 0423 am

Forest Park, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Several lanes blocked on I-290 west at Des Plaines
            Avenue.





08/22/2014 0423 am

Justice, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Multiple lanes and shoulder closed on I-294 south at
            IL-171.





08/22/2014 0351 am

Midway Airport, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.05 inch, reported by ASOS.


            Storm total 3.05 inches.




08/22/2014 0351 am

Ohare Airport, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.47 inch, reported by ASOS.


            Storm total 1.47 inches.




08/22/2014 0344 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain m4.45 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Storm total 4.45 inches since 112 am CDT.





08/22/2014 0312 am

2 miles se of midway airpor, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Over 3 feet of water in viaduct at kedzie and 79th
            street.





08/22/2014 0305 am

6 miles S of Chicago, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Viacucts at 95th and doorchester and 93rd and commercial
            on the south side flooded with stranded cars.





08/22/2014 0247 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain m3.60 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Measured 3.60 inches of rain in the past 40 minutes.





08/22/2014 0240 am

Burbank, Cook County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Streets are impassible. From facebook.





08/22/2014 0234 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain m2.75 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Measured 2.75 inches of rain in the past 27 minutes.





08/22/2014 0223 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain e1.80 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Measured 1.80 inches of rain in the past 17 minutes.





08/21/2014 0445 PM

2 miles NW of Burnham, Cook County.

Heavy rain m2.09 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Total since 7am this morning. 1.22 inches fell in one
            hour up to report time.




08/21/2014 1015 am

3 miles SW of midway airporham, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.21 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            From 12-1015 am CDT.




08/21/2014 0845 am

Lemont, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.25 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Rainfall since 4 am.




08/21/2014 0728 am

Park Forest, Cook County.

Heavy rain m0.51 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Total so far.





08/21/2014 0445 PM

2 miles NW of Burnham, Cook County.

Heavy rain m2.09 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Total since 7am this morning. 1.22 inches fell in one
            hour up to report time.




08/21/2014 1015 am

3 miles SW of midway airporham, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.21 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            From 12-1015 am CDT.




08/21/2014 0845 am

Lemont, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.25 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Rainfall since 4 am.




08/21/2014 0728 am

Park Forest, Cook County.

Heavy rain m0.51 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Total so far.





08/21/2014 0445 PM

2 miles NW of Burnham, Cook County.

Heavy rain m2.09 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Total since 7am this morning. 1.22 inches fell in one
            hour up to report time.





08/21/2014 0728 am

Park Forest, Cook County.

Heavy rain m0.51 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Total so far.




08/21/2014 1015 am

3 miles SW of midway airporrville, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.21 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            From 12-1015 am CDT.





08/21/2014 0845 am

Lemont, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.25 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Rainfall since 4 am.




08/21/2014 1015 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.21 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            From 12-1015 am CDT.





08/21/2014 0845 am

Lemont, Cook County.

Heavy rain m1.25 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Rainfall since 4 am.





08/21/2014 0728 am

Park Forest, Cook County.

Heavy rain m0.51 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Total so far.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:14 PM CDT on August 22, 2014


... Heavy one hour rainfall recorded in the Chicago area...

The National Weather Service cooperative observer at Midway Airport
3sw located in Burbank Illinois reported a one hour rainfall of 3.95
inches today.

Records at Midway Airport 3sw date back to 1980.





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