Flood Warning
Expires 12:00 PM CST on January 27, 2017

Statement as of 9:08 PM CST on January 23, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Russell.
* Until Friday afternoon.
* At 830 PM Monday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Friday morning.
* Impact... at 7.0 feet... water flows into surrounding farm and marsh
land near the river.


Lat... Lon 4251 8797 4247 8799 4239 8796 4239 8787
      4247 8789 4250 8787





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Flood Watch
Expires 6:00 AM CST on January 26, 2017

Statement as of 10:09 PM CST on January 23, 2017


The Flood Watch continues for
the Fox River near New Munster
* until Thursday morning.
* At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Thursday morning.


Lat... Lon 4262 8832 4262 8814 4252 8813 4245 8811
      4245 8827 4255 8825



River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation... soil moisture conditions etc..and predicted
future 24 hour basin-average precipitation.

(Stages in ft.) Bank- latest forecast stages
- flood full observed ... for 6 PM...
location stage stage stage/time Tue Wed Thu Fri
New Munster 11.0 10.0 10.31 09 PM 01/23 10.0 10.6 11.5 11.1

- highest 24 hour change
- observed in river stage
- stage in (ft.) Up to highest stage
- the last latest observed forecast in
- 7 days stage next 7 days
New Munster 11.53 09 PM 01/21 -0.70 11.50 06 PM 01/26

Below is predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments
for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily-morning
and evening. Precipitation prediction is for 48 hours into the future
from October through February and for 24 hours into the future from
March through August.

New munster: 6 PM-midn Mon Jan 23 0.00
new munster: midn-6 am Tue Jan 24 0.00
new munster: 6 am-noon Tue Jan 24 0.00
new munster: noon-6 PM Tue Jan 24 0.00
new munster: 6 PM-midn Tue Jan 24 0.03
new munster: midn-6 am Wed Jan 25 0.12



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