CITY OF WILMINGTON: Flash Flood Warning
City of Wilmington issued the following announcement on Feb. 6.
Flash flood warning from 9:47am cst wed until 12:45pm cst wed the national weather service in chicago has issued a * flash flood warning for. West central will county in northeastern illinois. Northeastern grundy county in northeastern illinois. * until 1245 pm cst * at 942 am cst, emergency management officials reported flash flooding occurring due to rapid break-up of an ice jam on the kankakee river. Evacuations are currently underway and multiple roadways are flooded. * some locations that will experience flooding include. Low-lying areas along the kankakee river near channahon, minooka, coal city and diamond. This warning includes. Channahon state park. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.
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