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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 5:30 AM CDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 9:30 AM EDT on August 22, 2014


... Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for Northwestern Lake...
Cook and dupage counties until 830 am CDT...

At 530 am CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
the heavy rain has ended. Light to moderate rain is still possible
across southern Cook County and an isolated thunderstorm with heavy
rain is still possible... but widespread heavy rain has ended.

Street flooding has been reported in many areas in central Cook
County. Storm total rainfall 3 miles southwest of Midway Airport was
measured at 4.45 inches.

Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause flash flooding to
occur. Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Addison... Alsip... Berwyn... Blue Island... Brookfield... Burnham... Burr
Ridge... Calumet City... Carol Stream... Chatham... Chicago... Chicago
Heights... Cicero... Dolton and Downers Grove.

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.


Lat... Lon 4196 8763 4191 8762 4190 8760 4184 8760
      4175 8753 4170 8751 4169 8748 4138 8750
      4139 8753 4147 8753 4147 8779 4156 8780
      4156 8791 4164 8791 4164 8803 4173 8803
      4172 8826 4206 8826 4207 8824 4212 8824


Cms



Local Storm Report



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.



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