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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 12:49 AM CST Jan. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Kankakee River at Shelby.
* At 1145 PM Friday the stage was 9.4 feet and was ice affected.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
this morning. Ice jams can result in rapid rises in water levels
with little or no warning.
* Impact... ice jam flooding can be very localized and not affect all
locations along the river. Residents in low lying flood prone areas
should remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams.


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