Flash Flood Warning until 12:15AM CDT Wednesday for southeast Iroquois County and Benton County

Flooding under the train underpass in Elmhurst

617 PM CDT TUE JUN 13 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southeastern Iroquois County in east central Illinois…
Benton County in northwestern Indiana…

* Until 1215 AM CDT/115 AM EDT/

* At 616 PM CDT/716 PM EDT/, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms
producing heavy rain across the warned area. Three to four inches
of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin
shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Fowler, Stockland, Dunnington, Atkinson, Templeton, Barce, Freeland
Park, Lochiel, Milford, Oxford, Boswell and Earl Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.