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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
931 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin...
Illinois
  Rock River At Afton affecting Rock County
  Fox River Near New Munster affecting Kenosha and Lake Counties


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931 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Fox River Near New Munster
* from Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Monday 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 24 hour basin-average precipitation.

(stages in ft.)        Bank-      Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood  full      observed        ...for 6 pm...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue
New Munster     11.0  10.0   9.42 09 PM 04/28   9.3  9.4 11.4 12.8
Afton            9.0   8.0   8.73 08 PM 04/28   8.7  8.9  9.5  9.8

-                   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
Afton            8.94  12 AM 04/22    0.08      10.10 01 PM 05/05
New Munster      9.90  10 PM 04/21    0.26      12.90 01 AM 05/03

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

New Munster: 7 pm-1 am  Fri Apr 28  0.02
New Munster: midn-6 am  Sat Apr 29  0.00
New Munster: 7 am-1 pm  Sat Apr 29  0.00
New Munster: 1 pm-7 pm  Sat Apr 29  0.25
New Munster: 7 pm-1 am  Sat Apr 29  0.19
New Munster: 1 am-7 am  Sun Apr 30  0.25
New Munster: 7 am-1 pm  Sun Apr 30  0.36
New Munster: 1 pm-7 pm  Sun Apr 30  0.46

Afton: 7 pm-1 am  Fri Apr 28  0.02
Afton: 1 am-7 am  Sat Apr 29  0.00
Afton: 7 am-1 pm  Sat Apr 29  0.00
Afton: 1 pm-7 pm  Sat Apr 29  0.18
Afton: 7 pm-1 am  Sat Apr 29  0.11
Afton: 1 am-7 am  Sun Apr 30  0.19
Afton: 7 am-1 pm  Sun Apr 30  0.23
Afton: 1 pm-7 pm  Sun Apr 30  0.40





Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
929 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in Illinois and
Indiana...
  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County
  Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County
  Du Page River at Shorewood affecting Will County
  East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County
  Fox River at Algonquin Tailwater affecting Kane and McHenry
  Counties
  Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties
  Fox River at Dayton affecting La Salle County
  Illinois River at Morris affecting Grundy County
  Illinois River at Ottawa affecting La Salle County
  Illinois River at La Salle affecting Bureau...La Salle and Putnam
  Counties
  Iroquois River at Rensselaer affecting Jasper County
  Iroquois River near Foresman affecting Newton County
  Iroquois River at Iroquois affecting Iroquois County
  Iroquois River near Chebanse affecting Iroquois and Kankakee
  Counties
  Kankakee River at Dunns Bridge affecting Porter County
  Kankakee River near Kouts affecting Jasper and Porter Counties
  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties
  Kankakee River at Momence affecting Kankakee County
  Kankakee River near Wilmington affecting Grundy and Will Counties
  Kishwaukee River near Perryville affecting Winnebago County
  Little Calumet River at Munster affecting Lake County
  Mazon River near Coal City affecting Grundy County
  Sugar Creek at Milford affecting Iroquois County
  Thorn Creek at Thornton affecting Cook County
  Vermilion River at Pontiac affecting Livingston County
  Vermilion River near Leonore affecting La Salle County
  W Br Du Page River near Warrenville affecting Du Page County

.Significant rainfall is forecast to occur this weekend. There
remains uncertainty regarding how much rain will fall and the
potential exists for rainfall to be lighter than forecast. If
current forecast rainfall does not materialize, then river will
crest much lower than currently forecast. Monitor later forecasts
closely.

ILZ006-291428-
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/RUSI2.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
929 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Des Plaines River near Russell
* from Monday evening until further notice.
* At  8:30 PM Friday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Agricultural land and park lands flood. Water
  approaches a few homes near railroad tracks.

&&

LAT...LON 4250 8787 4247 8789 4239 8787 4239 8796
      4247 8799 4251 8797

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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
929 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in Illinois and
Indiana...
  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County
  Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County
  Du Page River at Shorewood affecting Will County
  East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County
  Fox River at Algonquin Tailwater affecting Kane and McHenry
  Counties
  Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties
  Fox River at Dayton affecting La Salle County
  Illinois River at Morris affecting Grundy County
  Illinois River at Ottawa affecting La Salle County
  Illinois River at La Salle affecting Bureau...La Salle and Putnam
  Counties
  Iroquois River at Rensselaer affecting Jasper County
  Iroquois River near Foresman affecting Newton County
  Iroquois River at Iroquois affecting Iroquois County
  Iroquois River near Chebanse affecting Iroquois and Kankakee
  Counties
  Kankakee River at Dunns Bridge affecting Porter County
  Kankakee River near Kouts affecting Jasper and Porter Counties
  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties
  Kankakee River at Momence affecting Kankakee County
  Kankakee River near Wilmington affecting Grundy and Will Counties
  Kishwaukee River near Perryville affecting Winnebago County
  Little Calumet River at Munster affecting Lake County
  Mazon River near Coal City affecting Grundy County
  Sugar Creek at Milford affecting Iroquois County
  Thorn Creek at Thornton affecting Cook County
  Vermilion River at Pontiac affecting Livingston County
  Vermilion River near Leonore affecting La Salle County
  W Br Du Page River near Warrenville affecting Du Page County

.Significant rainfall is forecast to occur this weekend. There
remains uncertainty regarding how much rain will fall and the
potential exists for rainfall to be lighter than forecast. If
current forecast rainfall does not materialize, then river will
crest much lower than currently forecast. Monitor later forecasts
closely.

ILZ006-291428-
/O.CON.KLOT.FL.A.0010.170501T0824Z-000000T0000Z/
/GUNI2.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
929 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Des Plaines River near Gurnee
* from late Sunday night until further notice.
* At  8:30 PM Friday the stage was 3.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Monday morning.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Flooding begins to affect the lowest areas
  near the river.

&&

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

$$



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
929 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in Illinois and
Indiana...
  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County
  Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County
  Du Page River at Shorewood affecting Will County
  East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County
  Fox River at Algonquin Tailwater affecting Kane and McHenry
  Counties
  Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties
  Fox River at Dayton affecting La Salle County
  Illinois River at Morris affecting Grundy County
  Illinois River at Ottawa affecting La Salle County
  Illinois River at La Salle affecting Bureau...La Salle and Putnam
  Counties
  Iroquois River at Rensselaer affecting Jasper County
  Iroquois River near Foresman affecting Newton County
  Iroquois River at Iroquois affecting Iroquois County
  Iroquois River near Chebanse affecting Iroquois and Kankakee
  Counties
  Kankakee River at Dunns Bridge affecting Porter County
  Kankakee River near Kouts affecting Jasper and Porter Counties
  Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake and Newton Counties
  Kankakee River at Momence affecting Kankakee County
  Kankakee River near Wilmington affecting Grundy and Will Counties
  Kishwaukee River near Perryville affecting Winnebago County
  Little Calumet River at Munster affecting Lake County
  Mazon River near Coal City affecting Grundy County
  Sugar Creek at Milford affecting Iroquois County
  Thorn Creek at Thornton affecting Cook County
  Vermilion River at Pontiac affecting Livingston County
  Vermilion River near Leonore affecting La Salle County
  W Br Du Page River near Warrenville affecting Du Page County

.Significant rainfall is forecast to occur this weekend. There
remains uncertainty regarding how much rain will fall and the
potential exists for rainfall to be lighter than forecast. If
current forecast rainfall does not materialize, then river will
crest much lower than currently forecast. Monitor later forecasts
closely.

ILZ006-291428-
/O.CON.KLOT.FL.A.0011.170501T2200Z-170503T0600Z/
/LDRI2.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
929 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire
* from Monday afternoon to late Tuesday night.
* At  8:45 PM Friday the stage was 8.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 12.5 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Monday afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.5 feet...Water begins to overflow onto Londonderry
  Lane.

&&

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


$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
344 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
292045-
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-
344 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017 /444 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible south of a
Gibson City, Illinois to Rensselaer, Indiana line.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Saturday...
  Elevated Flooding Risk.
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
Sunday...
  Elevated Flooding Risk.
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
Monday...
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.

DISCUSSION:

A large storm system will migrate toward the area through the
weekend. Several periods of rain are expected, moderate to heavy
at times, especially Saturday afternoon into Sunday. Significant
rainfall totals are possible which could result in flooding late
in the weekend and lead to significant rises on area rivers. The
threat of strong to severe thunderstorms remains, especially on
Sunday.

In addition...flooding is expected along most of the area rivers.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

Moving from southwest to northeast at 50 MPH.

&&

$$



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