Flood Advisory in effect until 6:30PM CDT for eastern Lake and north-central Cook Counties in northeastern Illinois

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Eastern Lake County in northeastern Illinois...
  North central Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 630 PM CDT.

* At 431 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across much of the advisory area. Up to one to one and
  a half inches of rain has already fallen. Runoff from this heavy
  rain will cause flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Waukegan, Evanston, Skokie, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Glenview,
  Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Northbrook, North Chicago, Gurnee,
  Highland Park, Wilmette, Vernon Hills, Zion, Libertyville, Lake
  Forest, Deerfield, Beach Park and Winnetka.


Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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


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