WLFI Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Newton

929 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* until Saturday morning.
* At 845 PM Sunday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.3 feet by
Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Flooding affects county and local roads.
Wildwood Estates and Sumava Resorts begin to experience some
flooding.

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LAT...LON 4127 8727 4121 8756 4111 8753 4118 8722

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Jasper

JASPER IN-PORTER IN-LAKE IN-
728 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
NORTHWESTERN JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...
SOUTHWESTERN PORTER COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...
SOUTHEASTERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA...

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT MONDAY

* AT 725 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED RAINFALL HAD ENDED ACROSS
THE WARNED AREA...THOUGH RADAR ESTIMATES INDICATE THAT WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL OF UP TO TWO INCHES HAD FALLEN EARLIER IN THE
AFTERNOON...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF FOUR INCHES SOUTH OF
THE HEBRON AREA. LINGERING HIGH WATER WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE...
WITH FLOODING LIKELY AFFECTING ESPECIALLY AREAS ALONG THE KANKAKEE
RIVER SOUTH OF HEBRON INTO MONDAY.

THIS WARNING REPLACES THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT
FOR THE SAME AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CROWN POINT...CEDAR LAKE...LOWELL...HEBRON...
LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS...BOONE GROVE...
WINFIELD AND LAKE DALECARLIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

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LAT...LON 4121 8735 4125 8738 4127 8744 4139 8744
4144 8711 4126 8702

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