216  
WGUS43 KLOT 080131  
FLWLOT  
 
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL  
831 PM CDT SUN OCT 7 2018  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...  
 
PECATONICA RIVER NEAR SHIRLAND AFFECTING WINNEBAGO COUNTY  
 
RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.  
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE BEYOND 48 HOURS. IF THIS RAINFALL OCCURS,  
IT MAY WORSEN FLOODING IMPACTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROADWAY...TURN AROUND AND  
FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/CHICAGO.  
 

 
 
ILC201-081330-  
/O.CON.KLOT.FL.W.0114.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SIRI2.3.ER.181003T0115Z.181012T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
831 PM CDT SUN OCT 7 2018  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PECATONICA RIVER NEAR SHIRLAND.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 800 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.0 FEET BY  
THURSDAY EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* IMPACT...AT 15.7 FEET...THE SHIRLAND HARRISON ROAD FLOODS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4249 8909 4242 8907 4240 8917 4229 8934  
4236 8940 4247 8922  
 

 
 
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