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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
443 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019

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443 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019 /543 AM EDT Mon May 27 2019/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central
Illinois...Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Significant Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
     Elevated Tornado risk.
     Elevated hail risk...up to Half Dollar Size.
     Elevated damaging wind risk...up to 70 mph.
  Elevated Flooding Risk.


An area of showers and thunderstorms is likely to move across
northern IL around midday, and persist into early afternoon. The
severe threat with this first wave of storms is expected to be
low. However, additional thunderstorm development is probable
across the area by mid to late afternoon. These thunderstorms
have the potential to be severe, with large hail, damaging winds,
and some tornadoes. The primary timing for these severe
thunderstorms is looking to be in the 3 PM to 9 PM timeframe.

Very heavy rainfall is also likely to accompany these storms, and
this could result in some localized flash flooding, especially if
multiple storms move over the same areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

  Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Elevated Flooding Risk.
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
Thursday through Sunday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.


Strong to severe storms are possible again Tuesday night. There
will also be a threat of heavy rain and flash flooding
with these storms Tuesday night.


 Spotters will likely be needed across the area late this
 afternoon and early this evening.


 Moving toward the east at 30 to 40 mph


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
407 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
  Fox River Near New Munster affecting Lake and Kenosha Counties

407 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Fox River Near New Munster.
* At  3:00 AM Monday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.6 feet by
  early Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 12.2 feet...Water is up to the first floor levels of
  some homes in the Town of Wheatland and Village of Salem Lakes area
  along Riverside Drive and Shorewood Drive.


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, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.

(stages in ft.)        Bank-      Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood  full      observed        ...for 6 pm...
Location        stage  stage    stage/time     Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu
New Munster     11.0  10.0  11.97 03 AM 05/27  11.8 12.5 12.6 12.1

-                   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
New Munster     12.32 01 AM 05/26    -0.30       12.60 01 AM 05/29

Below is the latest predicted precipitation information in 6 hour
increments for the listed sites. This information is updated twice
daily - in the 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 September.

New Munster: 6 am-noon  Mon May 27  0.15
New Munster: noon-6 pm  Mon May 27  0.52
New Munster: 6 pm-midn  Mon May 27  0.26
New Munster: midn-6 am  Tue May 28  0.02
New Munster: 6 am-noon  Tue May 28  0.00
New Munster: noon-6 pm  Tue May 28  0.00
New Munster: 6 pm-midn  Tue May 28  0.20
New Munster: midn-6 am  Wed May 29  0.24

LAT...LON 4262 8830 4262 8817 4255 8814 4246 8814
      4245 8824 4255 8824


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