Will County Skywarn

***WEATHER ALERT***

Flood Watch which is in effect on Tuesday at 4:00 PM until Wednesday at 1:00 PM. * WHAT...Flooding Caused By Excessive Rainfall Is Possible. * WHERE...Portions Of Illinois, Including The Following Areas, Central Cook, Eastern Will, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kankakee, Livingston, Northern Cook, Northern Will, Southern Cook And Southern Will And Northwest Indiana, Including The Following Areas, Benton, Jasper, Lake IN, Newton And Porter. * WHEN...From This Afternoon Through Wednesday Afternoon. * IMPACTS...Creeks And Streams May Rise Out Of Their Banks. Flooding May Occur In Poor Drainage And Urban Areas. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - The Remnants Of Hurricane Beryl Are Expected To Move Northeastward Into The Region Through Wednesday. Tropical Moisture Associated With The Center Of The Remnants Of Beryl Is Expected To Contribute To Bands Of Heavy Rainfall From Late This Afternoon Through Early Wednesday Morning. Rainfall Rates May Be High Enough To Cause Flooding Particularly In Poor Drainage Areas Including Roadways, Ditches, And Fields. Significant River Rises May Also Occur Where Rain Is Heaviest. - Http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

***WEATHER ALERT***

Hydrologic Outlook which is in effect on Monday at 1:27 PM until Tuesday at 4:00 AM. ESFLOT The Remnants Of Hurricane Beryl Are Expected To Move Northeastward Into The Midwest Tuesday Into Wednesday. Tropical Moisture Associated With The Center Of The Remnants Of Beryl Is Expected To Contribute To Bands Of Heavy Rainfall From Late Tuesday Afternoon Through Early Wednesday Morning. While Most Areas Will See Generally Low To Even No Storm Total Rainfall From This System, A Sharp Gradient From Low Rainfall Very Heavy Rainfall Is Likely Somewhere In Northeastern Illinois Or Northwestern Indiana. Confidence Is Low On The Exact Track Of The System, Which Means There Remains Low Confidence In The Amounts And Locations Of Heaviest Rainfall. Soils Across Most Of Northeastern Illinois And Northwestern Indiana Have Below Average To Near Average Moisture, Somewhat Reducing The Chance For Widespread Flooding. Despite This, Rainfall Rates May Be High Enough To Still Cause Flooding Particularly In Poor Drainage Areas Including Roadways, Ditches, And Fields. Significant River Rises May Also Occur Where Rain Is Heaviest. This Outlook Means That Elevated Water Levels And Potential Flooding Impacts Are Possible, But Not Yet Certain. Persons Should Closely Monitor Forecasts Including The Possibility Of Flood Watches, Warnings, And Advisories. This Outlook Is Expected To Be Updated By Tomorrow Morning.

Wednesday nights, (1930) 7:30p.m.
on the WB9IRL Repeater
145.210- PL107.2 

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