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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
257 AM CDT Mon Sep 23 2019

Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-Cook-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
257 AM CDT Mon Sep 23 2019 /357 AM EDT Mon Sep 23 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...

  High Swim Risk for Porter County.


Strong northwest winds will produce hazardous swimming conditions
along Porter County Indiana Lake Michigan beaches today.

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

Tuesday Night...
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk.
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
Saturday and Sunday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.


Portions of the Des Plains, Fox and Pecatonica rivers will remain
elevated this week.

Thunderstorm chances increase by mid week, with the highest
chances for storms expected late Tuesday night into Wednesday. A
few stronger storms are possible during this time, mainly along
and west of I-39 in north central Illinois. Active weather returns
late in the work week into the weekend, with periodic chances for
thunderstorms expected.


  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
924 PM CDT Sun Sep 22 2019

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

  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
  Fox River at Dayton affecting La Salle County
  Fox River at Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater affecting Kane and
  McHenry Counties
  Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties

The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well
as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future.


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


924 PM CDT Sun Sep 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Des Plaines River near Des Plaines, or from Palatine Road in
  Prospect Heights downstream to Irving Park Road in Chicago.
* from late tonight to late Monday night.
* At  845 PM Sunday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near 15.2 feet by Monday
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Buildings threatened at Methodist Campground
  in Des Plaines. Forest preserve roadways are threatened.


LAT...LON 4212 8794 4212 8784 4197 8780 4196 8790


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