Whiteside Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 9:24 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 429 remains in effect until 1200 am CDT

IL
. Illinois counties included are

Boone Bureau Carroll
Cook De Kalb dupage
Ford Grundy Henderson
Henry Iroquois Jo Daviess
Kane Kankakee Kendall
Lake La Salle Lee
Livingston McHenry Mercer
Ogle Putnam Rock Island
Stephenson Warren Whiteside
will Winnebago




Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 9:06 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
northern Whiteside County in northwestern Illinois...
Carroll County in northwestern Illinois...

* until 100 am CDT

* at 904 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have
already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Sterling, Rock Falls, Morrison, Mount Carroll, Fulton, Savanna,
Lanark, Garden Plain, Milledgeville, Fairhaven, Shannon, Lyndon,
Sabula, Chadwick, Coleta, East Clinton, Emerson, Argo Fay, Union
Grove and Ustick.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the
warned area over the next hour and a half.

This includes Interstate 88 between mile markers 27 and 44.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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.


Lat... Lon 4177 9019 4190 9015 4196 9016 4200 9014
      4206 9017 4212 9016 4213 9020 4216 9022
      4219 9031 4220 9000 4220 8969 4193 8969
      4193 8963 4167 8963


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335 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from moderate to major severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rock River near Joslin.
* Until further notice.
* At 2:45 PM Friday the stage was 12.6 feet... and rising.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to 17.7 feet Tuesday... then begin falling.
* Impact... at 17.7 feet... water affects the Railroad tracks south of
Prophetstown.


Lat... Lon 4152 9032 4169 9002 4163 8999 4148 9027





1100 am CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from moderate to major severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rock River at como.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:30 am Friday the stage was 11.4 feet... and falling.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... fall to 11.1 feet today then become steady. Begin
rising tonight. Rise to 12.1 feet late Sunday night.


Lat... Lon 4169 9002 4181 8975 4183 8963 4175 8963
      4163 8999




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:10 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Illinois and Iowa,
including the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Henry IL,
Putnam, Rock Island, and Whiteside. In Iowa, Benton, Buchanan,
Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson,
Jones, Linn, Muscatine, and Scott.

* Through Saturday morning

* heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
possible.

* Impacts could include flooded roads and intersections, river
flooding, and possible rock and mud slides in hilly terrain.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.





Heat Advisory
Issued: 8:45 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT Saturday...

* heat index values... up to 105 due to temperatures in the upper
80s to lower 90s... and dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s.

* Timing... through Saturday evening.

* Impacts... increased risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke
for people spending time outside or living without air
conditioning. Children and the elderly are most susceptible.
Also, parked vehicles will become dangerously hot within
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high
humidity is expected. This combination will lead to possible
heat illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun... and check on relatives
and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.



Nichols



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:10 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Illinois and Iowa,
including the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Henry IL,
Putnam, Rock Island, and Whiteside. In Iowa, Benton, Buchanan,
Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson,
Jones, Linn, Muscatine, and Scott.

* Through Saturday morning

* heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
possible.

* Impacts could include flooded roads and intersections, river
flooding, and possible rock and mud slides in hilly terrain.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.