BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
959 PM CDT TUE JUL 5 2022

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  BOONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  CENTRAL WINNEBAGO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  MCHENRY COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

* AT 959 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED 
  ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO THE WARNED AREA, WHERE 
  2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. THE EXPECTED RAINFALL 
  RATE IS 1 INCH IN 1 HOUR, WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO 1 INCH 
  POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

  HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING.

  SOURCE...RADAR AND AUTOMATED GAUGES.

  IMPACT...RAPID-ONSET FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS,
           URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES, AS
           WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROCKFORD, ELGIN, CRYSTAL LAKE, CARPENTERSVILLE, ALGONQUIN, LAKE IN 
  THE HILLS, MCHENRY, BELVIDERE, WOODSTOCK, HUNTLEY, LOVES PARK, 
  MACHESNEY PARK, ROSCOE, HARVARD, ROCKTON, MARENGO, POPLAR GROVE, 
  GENOA, CARY AND PINGREE GROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS RAPID-ONSET FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR MAY 
ALREADY BE OCCURRING. PERSONS ALONG CREEKS, DRAINAGE DITCHES, AND 
OTHER WATERWAYS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE 
AND PROPERTY.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE 
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED
EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...1 INCH IN 1 HOUR