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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1054 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...

  Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County
  Des Plaines River at River Forest affecting Cook County
  Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County
  Fox River at Algonquin Tailwater affecting Kane and McHenry
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

ILC089-111-230554-
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/AFBI2.3.ER.170712T1522Z.170722T0745Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1054 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Fox River at Algonquin Tailwater.
* until further notice.
* At 1030 AM Saturday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Recent activity...Flood forecasts for Algonquin were moved to this
  location on July 5 2011. Gage zero datum is different from the old
  gage location. Flood and action stages have changed.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain steady near 13.0 feet through this
  afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.


&&

LAT...LON 4238 8830 4237 8817 4221 8814 4194 8827
      4195 8838 4224 8828

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
434 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
230945-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake Illinois-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
434 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017 /534 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Significant Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
      Limited Tornado Risk.
      Limited Hail Risk...up to quarter size.
      Limited Thunderstorm Wind Damage Risk...up to 60 MPH.
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  Elevated Excessive Heat Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Morning rain and thunderstorms will diminish and shift southeast
of the area. New thunderstorm development is expected this
afternoon especially south of Interstate 80. Some of these storms
may be capable of producing isolated large hail and damaging
winds. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible with storms this
afternoon, mainly south.

In addition, flooding will continue along portions of the Des
Plaines, Fox, and Kishwaukee rivers.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Sunday...
  Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
Tuesday through Friday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

In addition, flooding will continue along portions of the Des
Plaines, Fox, Kishwaukee, Rock, and Pecatonica rivers.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters may be needed this afternoon, mainly south of I-80.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

moving east-southeast at 35 MPH...

&&

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