629  
WGUS43 KLOT 201653  
FLWLOT  
 
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL  
1153 AM CDT THU JUN 20 2019  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...  
 
ILLINOIS RIVER AT LA SALLE AFFECTING BUREAU...LA SALLE AND PUTNAM  
COUNTIES  
 
THE FOLLOWING FORECASTS ARE BASED ON OBSERVED PRECIPITATION AS WELL  
AS FORECAST PRECIPITATION 24-48 HOURS INTO THE FUTURE.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ILC011-099-155-210453-  
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/LSLI2.1.ER.190620T1345Z.190621T1800Z.190624T1200Z.NO/  
1153 AM CDT THU JUN 20 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT LA SALLE, OR FROM STARVED ROCK LOCK AND DAM  
DOWNSTREAM TO CONFLUENCE WITH BIG BUREAU CREEK.  
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 1045 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 22.5 FEET BY  
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...LOWER PARKING LOT AT STARVED ROCK STATE PARK  
IS INUNDATED EAST OF LA SALLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4131 8940 4135 8933 4137 8898 4128 8899  
4128 8929  
 

 
 
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