Watches, Warnings & Advisories



3 products issued by NWS for: Chicago IL

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
438 AM CDT Wed Jul 17 2024

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La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Northern Cook-Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-
Southern Will-Eastern Will-Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
438 AM CDT Wed Jul 17 2024 /538 AM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Illinois...northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

  High Swim Risk Northwest Indiana Beaches tonight.

DISCUSSION...

Building waves on southern Lake Michigan tonight will
lead to a heightened threat of rip currents at northwest
Indiana beaches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday...

  High Swim Risk Northwest Indiana Beaches.

Sunday through Tuesday...

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago IL
839 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2024

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

  Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake IL and Cook
  Counties.

  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake IL County.

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Illinois...

  Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County.

  Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake IL County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Warning means water levels above flood stage are imminent or
may already be occurring. Persons along rivers and streams in the
warned area should take immediate precautions to protect life and
property.

These forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as
forecast precipitation 24 hours into the future. Changes to the
rainfall forecast, or any additional rainfall after 24 hours, may
cause changes to these river forecasts.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued by Wednesday afternoon.

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ILC031-097-171945-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-240718T1600Z/
/LDRI2.1.ER.240716T1835Z.240717T1200Z.240718T1000Z.NO/
839 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE THURSDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Des Plaines River from Townline Road in Libertyville
  downstream to Palatine Road in Prospect Heights, including the
  Lincolnshire gauge.

* WHEN...Until late Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 13.0 feet, Low-lying trails in Wright Woods Forest
  Preserve are inundated.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 7:45 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 12.8 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 13.2
    feet Wednesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage
    early Thursday morning.
  - Flood stage is 12.5 feet.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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


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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago IL
839 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2024

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

  Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake IL and Cook
  Counties.

  Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake IL County.

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Illinois...

  Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County.

  Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake IL County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Warning means water levels above flood stage are imminent or
may already be occurring. Persons along rivers and streams in the
warned area should take immediate precautions to protect life and
property.

These forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as
forecast precipitation 24 hours into the future. Changes to the
rainfall forecast, or any additional rainfall after 24 hours, may
cause changes to these river forecasts.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued by Wednesday afternoon.

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ILC031-171945-
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/DSPI2.1.ER.240716T1315Z.240717T1800Z.240718T2000Z.NO/
839 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE THURSDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Des Plaines River from Palatine Road in Prospect Heights
  downstream to Irving Park Road in Chicago, including the Des
  Plaines gauge.

* WHEN...Until late Thursday evening.

* IMPACTS...At 15.0 feet, Structures threatened at Methodist
  Campground in Des Plaines. Forest preserve roadways are threatened.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 7:45 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 15.4 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.0
    feet early Wednesday afternoon. It will then fall below flood
    stage Thursday afternoon.
  - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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


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