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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
427 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
212230-
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-
427 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018 /527 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Extreme Flooding Risk.
  Elevated Fog Risk.
  Elevated Ice Accumulation Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Periods of rain will continue across the area tonight. The
heaviest rain and chances for additional thunderstorms will mainly
be southeast of I-57. Runoff from this rainfall will continue to
cause flooding, and significant sharp rises on most area rivers
and creeks.

A cold front will move across the area this evening, and rain is
expected to change over to a period of freezing rain and sleet
before ending overnight. Some ice accumulation and glazing is
possible overnight.

Many area rivers will remain in flood.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Wednesday...
  Limited Ice Accumulation Risk.
  Limited Sleet Risk.
Thursday...
  Elevated Ice Accumulation Risk.
Friday...
  Limited Ice Accumulation Risk.

DISCUSSION:

A couple of periods of light freezing rain or sleet are
possible Wednesday night into early Thursday, and Thursday night
into early Friday across portions of the outlook area.

Most area rivers will remain in or near flood for the next
several days.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.


&&

$$



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Chicago IL
548 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018


ILZ003>006-008-010>012-210100-
/O.EXP.KLOT.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-180221T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-DeKalb-Kane-
Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Woodstock, Waukegan,
Oregon, Dixon, DeKalb, Aurora, and Elgin
548 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

The Flood Watch for portions of north central Illinois and
northeast Illinois will expire at 6 PM CST this evening. Light
rain will continue this evening, but additional heavy rainfall
amounts are expected to south southeast of the area.

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Chicago/Romeoville Il
346 PM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

ILC007-031-037-043-053-063-075-089-091-093-097-099-103-105-111-141-
197-201-INC007-073-089-111-127-211645-
/O.CON.KLOT.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180221T1645Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Kendall IL-La Salle IL-DuPage IL-Cook IL-Boone IL-Livingston IL-
Lake IL-Ogle IL-Will IL-Lee IL-De Kalb IL-Winnebago IL-Grundy IL-
Kankakee IL-Ford IL-Kane IL-Iroquois IL-McHenry IL-Benton IN-
Porter IN-Newton IN-Lake IN-Jasper IN-
346 PM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN
EFFECT Until 1045 AM CST Wednesday/1145 AM EST Wednesday/ FOR
Kendall...La Salle...DuPage...Cook...southern Boone...Livingston...
southern Lake...Ogle...Will...Lee...De Kalb...southern Winnebago...
Grundy...Kankakee...Ford...Kane...Iroquois...southern McHenry...
Benton...Porter...Newton...Lake and Jasper Counties...

At 338 PM CST/438 PM EST/...doppler radar and trained weather
spotters observed heavy rainfall of two to four inches across the
warned area with flooding likely occurring. Additional heavy
rainfall is expected into tonight and will likely worsen the ongoing
flooding. Flash flooding will remain a possibility in parts of the
warned area due to the additional heavy rainfall.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

&&

LAT...LON 4062 8846 4062 8857 4076 8858 4075 8893
      4093 8893 4093 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916
      4158 8917 4158 8963 4220 8969 4226 8782
      4164 8743 4171 8693 4091 8693 4084 8710
      4048 8709 4049 8794 4040 8793 4040 8846

$$

RODRIGUEZ




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
317 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

  East Branch Pecatonica River Near Blanchardville affecting Lafayette
  County
  Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green County
  Sugar River At Brodhead affecting Green and Rock Counties
  Turtle Creek at Beloit affecting Rock County
  Rock River At Afton affecting Rock County
  Fox River At Burlington affecting Racine County
  Fox River Near New Munster affecting Lake and Kenosha Counties
  Pecatonica River At Darlington affecting Lafayette County
  Root River At Franklin affecting Milwaukee County
  Root River Canal At Raymond affecting Racine County
  Spring Creek At Lodi affecting Columbia County
  Turtle Creek Near Clinton affecting Rock County


&&
ILC097-WIC059-210918-
/O.CON.KMKX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180227T0600Z/
/NMSW3.2.ER.180220T1955Z.180222T1800Z.180227T0000Z.NO/
317 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Fox River Near New Munster.
* At  3:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.0 feet by
  Thursday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday evening.
* Impact...At 13.8 feet...Floodwaters are into the lower levels of
  some homes in the Town of Wheatland and Village of Salem Lakes
  areas along Riverside Drive and Shorewood Drive.  This level is the
  20 percent chance flood meaning there is a 20 percent chance of the
  river reaching this level in any given year.

&&

LAT...LON 4262 8832 4262 8814 4252 8813 4245 8811
      4245 8827 4255 8825

$$



Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1056 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood
Advisory for the Des Plaines River...

  Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River at River Forest affecting Cook County

.Heavy rainfall will continue through early evening, with additional
rainfall amounts today of up to 1 inch expected. The combination of
this heavy rainfall with frozen ground and some recent snow melt will
result elevated river levels.

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.

&&

ILC097-210456-
/O.NEW.KLOT.FL.Y.0021.180220T2200Z-180223T0300Z/
/LDRI2.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1056 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  The Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire.
* from this afternoon to Thursday evening.
* At  945 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Action stage is 11.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 12.2 feet by Wednesday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.5 feet...Water begins to overflow onto Londonderry
  Lane.

&&

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


$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1047 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County

.Synopsis...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

ILC097-210647-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0025.180221T0712Z-180227T0000Z/
/RUSI2.1.ER.180221T0712Z.180222T1800Z.180226T1800Z.NO/
1047 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Des Plaines River near Russell.
* from late tonight to Monday evening.
* At 1030 AM Tuesday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Wednesday and continue
  to rise to near 8.6 feet by Thursday afternoon.
* 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

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1047 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
  Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County

.Synopsis...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

ILC097-210646-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0026.180221T0200Z-180225T1200Z/
/GUNI2.1.ER.180221T0200Z.180221T1200Z.180225T0600Z.NO/
1047 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Des Plaines River near Gurnee.
* from this evening to Sunday morning.
* At 1030 AM Tuesday the stage was 5.8 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 7.7 feet by Wednesday 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

$$





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