Flood Warning
Expires 1:00 AM CDT on April 06, 2017

Statement as of 9:45 am CDT on March 30, 2017


The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Des Plaines river near Gurnee.
* From late tonight to Sunday evening.
* At 930 am Thursday the stage was 5.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Friday and continue to
rise to near 7.4 feet by Friday evening.The river will fall below
flood stage by Sunday afternoon.
* Impact... at 7.0 feet... flooding begins to affect the lowest areas
near the river.


Lat... Lon 4239 8796 4230 8800 4224 8797 4223 8788
      4230 8791 4239 8787




945 am CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Des Plaines river near Russell.
* From Friday morning to Thursday April 06.
* At 830 am Thursday the stage was 6.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 7.6 feet by Saturday evening.The river will fall below
flood stage by Wednesday evening.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... agricultural land and park lands flood. Water
approaches a few homes near Railroad tracks.


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




945 am CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Des Plaines river near Gurnee.
* From late tonight to Sunday evening.
* At 930 am Thursday the stage was 5.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Friday and continue to
rise to near 7.4 feet by Friday evening.The river will fall below
flood stage by Sunday afternoon.
* Impact... at 7.0 feet... flooding begins to affect the lowest areas
near the river.


Lat... Lon 4239 8796 4230 8800 4224 8797 4223 8788
      4230 8791 4239 8787




945 am CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Des Plaines river near Russell.
* From Friday morning to Thursday April 06.
* At 830 am Thursday the stage was 6.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 7.6 feet by Saturday evening.The river will fall below
flood stage by Wednesday evening.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... agricultural land and park lands flood. Water
approaches a few homes near Railroad tracks.


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





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Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch
Expires 7:00 PM CDT on April 04, 2017

Statement as of 1:08 PM CDT on March 30, 2017


The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Kendall County in northeastern Illinois...
La Salle County in north central Illinois...
DuPage County in northeastern Illinois...
Cook County in northeastern Illinois...
Boone County in north central Illinois...
Livingston County in central Illinois...
Lake County in northeastern Illinois...
Will County in northeastern Illinois...
Ogle County in north central Illinois...
Lee County in north central Illinois...
De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Winnebago County in north central Illinois...
Grundy County in northeastern Illinois...
Kane County in northeastern Illinois...
McHenry County in northeastern Illinois...

* until 700 PM CDT

* at 106 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to showers
and thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding
in the advisory area, especially due to saturated grounds from
overnight rainfall of one to two inches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots, including
country roads and farmland.


Lat... Lon 4249 8780 4227 8783 4171 8752 4130 8753
      4129 8801 4121 8801 4120 8824 4062 8824
      4062 8857 4076 8858 4075 8893 4093 8893
      4093 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916 4158 8917
      4159 8963 4220 8969 4220 8940 4250 8940


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957 am CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Des Plaines river at Lincolnshire.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 845 am Thursday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Action stage is 11.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 11.8 feet by Friday evening.



Lat... Lon 4224 8797 4212 8794 4212 8784 4224 8788





434 am CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Fox River near New Munster
* from Friday afternoon to Tuesday evening.
* At 4:00 am Thursday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by tomorrow afternoon.


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 48 hour basin-average precipitation.

(Stages in ft.) Bank- latest forecast stages
- flood full observed ... for 7 PM...
location stage stage stage/time Thu Fri Sat sun
New Munster 11.0 10.0 8.46 04 am 03/30 9.2 11.1 11.7 11.6

- 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 8.97 10 PM 03/27 -0.17 11.80 07 am 04/02

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

New munster: 7 am-1 PM Thu Mar 30 0.60
new munster: 1 PM-7 PM Thu Mar 30 0.40
new munster: 7 PM-1 am Thu Mar 30 0.14
new munster: 1 am-7 am Fri Mar 31 0.10
new munster: 7 am-1 PM Fri Mar 31 0.00



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