Anticipating periods of heavy rain, a Flash Flood Watch has been issued for north-central and northeast Illinois from Friday afternoon into Saturday morning

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING…

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Illinois and
northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in north
central Illinois, Boone, De Kalb, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and
Winnebago. In northeast Illinois, Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane,
Kendall, Lake IL, McHenry, and Will.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday morning.

* Multiple rounds of thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall, with
rates well over one inch per hour, are likely to move across
portions of north central and northeast Illinois late Friday
afternoon through early Saturday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.