Posts Tagged “flooding”

Lyons, Brookfield drenched

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Lyons, Brookfield drenched

Lyons, Brookfield drenched Salt Creek overflows after heavy weekend rains By Steve Metsch With more rain forecast in the coming days, residents of Lyons and Brookfield who live near Salt Creek are hoping to avoid an encore of May 17. The Lyons Fire Department was busy that Sunday helping about 50 residents and 19 pets…

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Gov. Pritzker Activates Illinois National Guard for Flood Relief and urges caution in flood areas

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Gov. Pritzker Activates Illinois National Guard for Flood Relief and urges caution in flood areas

Gov. Pritzker Activates Illinois National Guard for Flood Relief and urges caution in flood areas Gov. JB Pritzker activated the Illinois National Guard to help respond to flooding caused by this past week’s devastating tornadoes and heavy rain storms, and launched a program called “Don’t Wait, Evacuate” to urge residents in flood-slammed communities to leavew…

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Flooding concerns force closure of Illinois River

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Flooding concerns force closure of Illinois River

IDNR Announces River Closures Due to Flooding Illinois River from Marshall County to the confluence of the Mississippi River closed to recreational traffic The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has announced the closure of the Illinois River due to flooding. Conservation Police are reporting flooding, dangerous currents and floating debris has created hazardous conditions…

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Cicero Chaplain returns after volunteering to help residents in Puerto Rico

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Cicero Chaplain returns after volunteering to help residents in Puerto Rico

Cicero Chaplain returns after volunteering to help residents in Puerto Rico Cicero Chaplain Ismail Vargas returned from a week long volunteer trip to Puerto Rico where he worked with communities there to help cleanup and restore properties for residents following the devastation caused by hurricane Maria. Cicero officials donated funds to help cover the costs…

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DuPage County Stormwater Management Continues to Operate Flood Control Facilities Sunday

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DuPage County Stormwater Management Continues to Operate Flood Control Facilities Sunday

DuPage County Stormwater Management Continues to Operate Flood Control Facilities Sunday Sunday, October 15, 2017 – DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility, Wood Dale-Itasca Reservoir (Wood Dale) and Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) on Salt Creek and Fawell Dam (Naperville) and the Armstrong Park Reservoirs (Carol Stream) on the…

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Tornadoes, severe weather for Northern Illinois Oct. 14, 2017

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Tornadoes, severe weather for Northern Illinois Oct. 14, 2017

Tornadoes, severe weather for Northern Illinois Oct. 14, 2017 Significant Weather Advisory Weather Updated: Oct 14 8:05PM Issued by the National Weather Service For Cook County and surrounding counties in Northern Illinois SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 9PM CDT SAT …SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL WILL…COOK AND NORTHERN LAKE COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM CDT… AT 803…

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