Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Illinois...

  Des Plaines River at River Forest affecting Cook County
...Forecast flooding Changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...

  Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County
...Forecast flooding Changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...

  Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County
...Forecast flooding Changed from Minor to Major severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...

  Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County
...Observed flooding changed from Minor to Minor severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...
...Forecast flooding Changed from Minor to Major severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...
  Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

Additional information can be found at weather.gov/chicago.

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441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Des Plaines River near Gurnee.
* until further notice.
* At  430 PM Friday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.3 feet by
  early Sunday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...US Route 41 closes.

&&

LAT...LON 4239 8787 4230 8791 4223 8788 4224 8797
      4230 8800 4239 8796

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441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire.
* until further notice.
* At  345 PM Friday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.2 feet by
  Sunday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 15.5 feet...Water approaches the top of the river bank
  on the east side of the Des Plaines River.

&&

LAT...LON 4224 8788 4212 8784 4212 8794 4224 8797


$$

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441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Des Plaines River near Des Plaines.
* until further notice.
* At  345 PM Friday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Recent activity...Gage datum was changed by 10 feet on Nov 14 2014.
  Flood thresholds and flood impacts are now 10 feet higher than
  previous values.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.2 feet by
  Sunday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Flooding affects large areas near the river
  with numerous homes impacted.

&&

LAT...LON 4212 8784 4196 8780 4196 8790 4212 8794


$$

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441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Des Plaines River at River Forest.
* from Saturday afternoon to late Monday night.
* At  400 PM Friday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 17.2 feet by Sunday evening.The river will
  fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 17.5 feet...Between 17.5 and 18.5 Water overflows banks
  behind homes on River Oaks Drive and floods residential area.

&&

LAT...LON 4196 8790 4197 8780 4187 8777 4186 8787


$$

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441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Des Plaines River at Riverside.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At  345 PM Friday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.0 feet by
  Sunday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  evening.
* Impact...At 8.5 feet...Damage begins to residences in vicinity of
  junction of Salt Creek and Des Plaines River.

&&

LAT...LON 4187 8777 4183 8776 4174 8780 4178 8791
      4184 8786 4186 8787

$$



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