Flash Flood Watch in effect from 9 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning…
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Northwest
Indiana, including the following areas, in Illinois, Boone,
Cook, De Kalb, dupage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, La Salle, lake
IL, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, will, and Winnebago. In Northwest
Indiana, lake in and Porter.
* From 9 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning.
* Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall rates of over one inch per
hour are expected to move across north central and northeast
Illinois, and portions of Northwest Indiana this evening into
* With already saturated ground from today’s heavy rainfall,
flash flooding could occur, quickly posing danger to motorists
and those in low-lying area.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.
A Flash Flood Watch has been issued. Thunderstorms with torrential rain rates are expected to impact at least portions of the watch area this evening into the overnight, which could result in additional flash flooding. Have multiple ways to receive warnings if any are issued for your area. Do not drive onto flooded roadways- Turn Around, Don’t Drown!