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McHenry County under flood warning until Wednesday morning

McHenry County under flood warning until Wednesday morning”

The National Weather Service has placed the region under a Flood Watch, starting at 6 a.m. today and continuing through Wednesday evening.

The rain and warm temperatures will accelerate the snow melt, creating the possibility of flooding, NBC Chicago reported.

The latest local NWS forecast calls for rainfall of.25-2.25 inches of rain from Monday through Tuesday night.

Chicago can expect up to one inch of rain, and southern suburbs and parts of IN can expect up to four inches, the weather service said.

A flood warning for the Lansing area has been issued by the National Weather Service. "This could cause smaller rivers and streams to reach flood stage".

Flood watches remain in effect until Wednesday afternoon for Lucas County and counties to its north and west. "It's looking like we'll be seeing record temperatures in the low to mid 60s".

Massive ice chunks that had jammed the Grand River near Cambridge were lifted by the rising current of the Grand River Thursday morning leaving a large section of Highway 24 completely blocked with ice

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for portions of eastern Texas, southeastern Oklahoma, and southwestern Arkansas.

If you live in an area that is prone to flooding, you should be taking protective action now to keep you and your family safe.

Rainfall amounts of one half to one inch today may lead to flooding.

The heaviest rain Tuesday is expected to start at night in the northwest half of the state.

More severe flooding is expected for St. Joseph and Tiffin Rivers by Friday and Saturday.

Flash and river flooding are of concern, though river rise is less of a concern in the more drought-stricken areas, the weather service said.

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