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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
345 AM CDT Sun Apr 14 2024

Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-
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-
345 AM CDT Sun Apr 14 2024 /445 AM EDT Sun Apr 14 2024/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

  Minor river flooding will continue in a few locations.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  Limited Non-Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Non-Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
Friday Morning and Friday Night...
  Elevated Frost and Freeze Risk.


Waves of scattered thunderstorms are forecast pre-dawn Tuesday
through early Wednesday. There will likely be an accompanying
severe thunderstorm threat Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday
night. Localized flooding will also be possible.

Winds may gust up to 40 mph or more from the west on Wednesday.

Minor river flooding will continue in a few areas through
early next week.


  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago IL
848 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2024

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

  Illinois River at La Salle affecting La Salle, Bureau and Putnam

For the Illinois River (Upper)...including La Salle...Minor flooding
is forecast.


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

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

The next statement will be issued by Sunday afternoon.


848 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2024


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

* WHERE...Illinois River from Starved Rock Lock and Dam downstream
  to confluence with Big Bureau Creek, including the La Salle gauge.

* WHEN...Until Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...At 20.0 feet, Agricultural areas in La Salle, Spring
  Valley, and Peru are inundated.

  - At 7:45 PM CDT Saturday the stage was 20.1 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 7:45 PM CDT Saturday was 20.4 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    Sunday afternoon.
  - Flood stage is 20.0 feet.


LAT...LON 4131 8940 4135 8933 4137 8898 4128 8899
      4128 8929


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