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Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
930 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

TO:     FAMILY OF SERVICES/FOS/SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER WIRE
        SERVICE/NWWS/SUBSCRIBERS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER
        INFORMATION NETWORK/EMWIN/SUBSCRIBERS...NOAAPORT
        SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CUSTOMERS
        AND PARTNERS...AND NWS EMPLOYEES.

FROM:   WILLIAM MORRIS
        SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
        NWS CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL

SUBJECT: EXPANSION OF RIVER FORECAST SERVICES ON THE DU PAGE AND DES
PLAINES RIVERS IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 30 2015...RIVER FORECAST AND FLOOD WARNING SERVICES
WILL BE EXPANDED IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS. THE FOLLOWING U.S.
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY(USGS) RIVER GAGE LOCATIONS WILL BECOME OFFICIAL
NWS RIVER FORECAST LOCATIONS:

DES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVER FOREST IL
DU PAGE RIVER NEAR PLAINFIELD IL

FLOOD STAGES FOR THESE LOCATIONS WILL BE 16.0 FEET AT RIVER
FOREST...AND 12.0 FEET NEAR PLAINFIELD. RIVER FORECAST AND FLOOD
WARNING INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE NOAA/NWS ADVANCED
HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE WEB PAGE AVAILABLE FROM THE NWS
CHICAGO WEB PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/CHICAGO.

FLOOD INFORMATION WILL ALSO BE BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.
RIVER STAGE DATA IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
AT: USGS.GOV/WATER

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS CHANGE PLEASE CONTACT:

WILLIAM MORRIS
SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
NWS CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
WILLIAM.MORRIS@NOAA.GOV
815-834-0600 X493

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WDM



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