Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
815 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Illinois...
  Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County

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

.Heavy rain of one to three inches across portions of northeast Illinois
have caused additional rises on the Des Plaines River.

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.

&&

ILC031-210115-
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/DSPI2.3.ER.170712T1631Z.170714T1100Z.170724T1200Z.NR/
815 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Des Plaines River near Des Plaines.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At  745 AM Thursday the stage was 17.9 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 Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.3 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday morning.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Water on pavement of 1700 block of Busse
  Highway, at River Rd and Gregory, Central Road, and Big Bend Drive.

&&

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


$$

ILC031-210115-
/O.NEW.KLOT.FL.W.0103.170721T0000Z-170721T1800Z/
/RVRI2.1.ER.170721T0000Z.170721T0600Z.170721T1200Z.UU/
815 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Des Plaines River at Riverside.
* from this evening to Friday afternoon.
* At  745 AM Thursday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 7.1 feet by early Friday.The river will fall below
  flood stage by Friday morning.
* Impact...At 6.5 feet...Flooding affects forest preserve areas.

&&

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

$$
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