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NWUS53 KLOT 162129  
LSRLOT  
 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL  
429 PM CDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN SHABBONA 41.76N 88.88W  
10/15/2017 M7.10 INCH DE KALB IL TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 SW MIDWAY AIRPORT 41.75N 87.79W  
10/15/2017 M5.41 INCH COOK IL CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL.  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN LAKEVIEW 41.94N 87.65W  
10/15/2017 M6.30 INCH COOK IL PUBLIC  
 
IN THE WRIGLEYVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD.  
 
1130 PM FLOOD CHICAGO 41.88N 87.63W  
10/14/2017 COOK IL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
NUMEROUS INSTANCES OF FLOODING ON CITY ROADWAYS.  
 
1130 PM FLASH FLOOD LOMBARD 41.87N 88.01W  
10/14/2017 DUPAGE IL PUBLIC  
 
A PORTION OF NORTHBOUND FINLEY ROAD HAD AT LEAST 2 FEET  
OF WATER ON IT.  
 
1115 PM HEAVY RAIN CAROL STREAM 41.92N 88.13W  
10/14/2017 M4.42 INCH DUPAGE IL PUBLIC  
 
1115 PM HEAVY RAIN ELMHURST 41.90N 87.94W  
10/14/2017 M5.98 INCH DUPAGE IL BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
TOTAL RAINFALL AS OF 1115 PM SATURDAY EVENING. VIA WGN  
TV.  
 
1030 PM FLOOD NAPERVILLE 41.76N 88.15W  
10/14/2017 DUPAGE IL LAW ENFORCEMENT  
 
NUMEROUS ROADS IN THE CITY FLOODED.  
 
1030 PM FLASH FLOOD SOMONAUK 41.63N 88.68W  
10/14/2017 LA SALLE IL TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
2 FEET OF WATER ON U.S. HIGHWAY 34.  
 
1015 PM HEAVY RAIN 3 SW CHICAGO 41.85N 87.67W  
10/14/2017 M6.30 INCH COOK IL PUBLIC  
 
MEASURED IN THE MCKINLEY PARK NEIGHBORHOOD.  
 
1015 PM HEAVY RAIN 2 N JOLIET 41.56N 88.12W  
10/14/2017 M3.50 INCH WILL IL TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
0930 PM HEAVY RAIN MORRIS 41.37N 88.43W  
10/14/2017 M2.50 INCH GRUNDY IL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
STORM TOTAL AT THE GRUNDY COUNTY EOC.  
 
0918 PM FLOOD CRETE 41.45N 87.62W  
10/14/2017 WILL IL AMATEUR RADIO  
 
5 INCHES OF WATER COVERING THE ROADWAY AT THE EDWARDS AND  
RONALD.  
 
0917 PM FLOOD HAMMOND 41.62N 87.49W  
10/14/2017 LAKE IN AMATEUR RADIO  
 
LEFT LANE OF I-80/94 EAST BOUND FLOODED IN CONSTRUCTION  
ZONE EAST BOUND MILE MARKER 3.5. REPORTED TO BE UP TO 9  
INCHES DEEP.  
 
0903 PM FLOOD SCHERERVILLE 41.49N 87.45W  
10/14/2017 LAKE IN AMATEUR RADIO  
 
WATER ON RT-30 AND REED RD, AS WELL AS AT JOLIET AND REED  
RD.  
 
0900 PM HEAVY RAIN 2 NNW BURNHAM 41.66N 87.55W  
10/14/2017 M3.10 INCH COOK IL COCORAHS  
 
STORM TOTAL SO FAR.  
 
0857 PM TSTM WND DMG SCHERERVILLE 41.49N 87.45W  
10/14/2017 LAKE IN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
DELAYED REPORT. FENCES DOWN IN EAGLE RIDGE SUBDIVISION.  
METAL FLAGPOLE SNAPPED AT 77TH AVENUE AND ST. JOHN.  
STREET SIGNS BENT ALONG 77TH AVENUE. TREE DAMAGE NOTED  
SOUTHEAST TO JUST NORTH OF 85TH AVENUE ALONG AUSTIN  
AVENUE...WHICH IS APPROXIMATE END POINT OF A SWATH OF  
DAMAGE THAT STARTED ALONG 77TH AVENUE IN THE SOUTHEAST  
PORTION OF DYER.  
 
0857 PM TSTM WND DMG SCHERERVILLE 41.49N 87.45W  
10/14/2017 LAKE IN AMATEUR RADIO  
 
POWER LINES DOWN AT 77TH AND AUSTIN AND AT 77TH AND ST  
JOHN. LARGE MAPLE TREE DOWNED. TIME ESTIMATED OFF OF  
RADAR.  
 
0855 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 SE DYER 41.49N 87.49W  
10/14/2017 LAKE IN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
DELAYED REPORT. MULTIPLE 6 INCH OR MORE DIAMETER TREE  
LIMBS DOWNED AND 77TH AVENUE CLOSED DUE TO DOWNED POWER  
LINES. THIS IS THE START OF A SWATH OF WIND DAMAGE THAT  
WENT SOUTHEAST TO JUST NORTH OF 85TH AVENUE ALONG AUSTIN  
AVENUE IN SCHERERVILLE.  
 
0845 PM HEAVY RAIN DEER PARK 42.17N 88.09W  
10/14/2017 E0.00 INCH LAKE IL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
1 FOOT OF STANDING WATER ON LAKE-COOK ROAD AT DEER PARK  
BOULEVARD.  
 
0840 PM TSTM WND DMG FAIRBURY 40.75N 88.51W  
10/14/2017 LIVINGSTON IL LAW ENFORCEMENT  
 
MULTIPLE LARGE LIMBS AND POWER LINES DOWNED. TIME  
ESTIMATED VIA RADAR.  
 
0830 PM HEAVY RAIN 5 NNW ADDISON 42.00N 88.05W  
10/14/2017 M2.21 INCH COOK IL COCORAHS  
 
STORM TOTAL SO FAR. THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.  
PEA SIZE HAIL. LOW AREA PONDING WITH RAPID RUNOFF.  
 
0755 PM FLOOD HOFFMAN ESTATES 42.06N 88.14W  
10/14/2017 COOK IL TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
MULTIPLE SECTIONS OF ROADWAYS COVERED WITH WATER OF AT  
LEAST 3 INCHES IN DEPTH. NEAREST INTERSECTION HIGGINS AND  
GOLF.  
 
0751 PM TSTM WND GST 8 W STREATOR 41.13N 88.99W  
10/14/2017 E50.00 MPH LA SALLE IL TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
ALSO VISIBILITY AROUND 200 FEET DUE TO THE TORRENTIAL  
RAIN AND WIND COMBINATION.  
 
0745 PM TSTM WND DMG STREATOR 41.13N 88.83W  
10/14/2017 LA SALLE IL LAW ENFORCEMENT  
 
UTILITY LINE BLOWN DOWN.  
 
0740 PM FLOOD ST. CHARLES 41.92N 88.30W  
10/14/2017 KANE IL TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
REPORT OF MULTIPLE FLOODED ROADWAYS RELAYED VIA NWS QUAD  
CITIES.  
 
0730 PM TSTM WND DMG NE NEWARK 41.54N 88.58W  
10/14/2017 KENDALL IL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
TREES DOWN AND POWERPOLES SNAPPED IN SMALL LESS THAN 1000  
FOOT LONG PATH ALONG CHICAGO ROAD FROM NEAR COY PARK ROAD  
IN VICINITY OF NEWARK COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL NORTHEAST TO  
NEAR MEADOW LANE IN VICINITY OF NEWARK GRADE SCHOOL.  
 

 
 

 
 
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