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952 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Iroquois River near Chebanse.
* from late Tuesday night to Sunday evening.
* At 845 PM Monday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday morning and continue
to rise to near 20.6 feet by Friday afternoon.The river will fall
below flood stage by Sunday afternoon.
LAT...LON 4096 8786 4108 8788 4107 8776 4095 8774
321 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018
The Flood Warning continues for
The Kankakee River at Momence.
* from this morning until further notice.
* At 245 AM Tuesday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
rise to near 8.5 feet by Wednesday morning.
LAT...LON 4111 8753 4106 8781 4116 8806 4126 8799
4118 8782 4121 8756
Kendall IL-La Salle IL-DuPage IL-Cook IL-Livingston IL-Ogle IL-
Will IL-Lee IL-De Kalb IL-Grundy IL-Kankakee IL-Ford IL-Kane IL-
Iroquois IL-Porter IN-Newton IN-Lake IN-Jasper IN-
517 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018
...A FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN
EFFECT Until 1045 AM CST FOR Kendall...La Salle...DuPage...Cook...
Livingston...southeastern Ogle...Will...Lee...De Kalb...Grundy...
Kankakee...central Ford...Kane...northern Iroquois...Porter...
northern Newton...Lake and northern Jasper Counties...
At 514 AM CST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED RAIN AND EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL REMAINED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN SINCE
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA THIS MORNING.
TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.
LAT...LON 4052 8846 4062 8846 4062 8857 4076 8858
4075 8893 4093 8893 4093 8905 4110 8905
4110 8916 4158 8917 4158 8963 4181 8963
4215 8776 4206 8767 4171 8753 4168 8743
4164 8743 4162 8722 4171 8693 4122 8693
Including the cities of Wheaton, Chicago, Ottawa, Oswego, Morris,
Joliet, Kankakee, Pontiac, Watseka, Paxton, Gary, Valparaiso,
Morocco, Rensselaer, and Fowler
326 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018 /426 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018/
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Illinois and Indiana, including the following
areas, in Illinois, Cook, DuPage, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois,
Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Livingston, and Will. In Indiana,
Benton, Jasper, Lake IN, Newton, and Porter.
* Through late tonight
* Multiple rounds of showers and some thunderstorms are expected
today and into portions of tonight. Widespread rainfall amounts
of one and a half to four inches are expected with isolated
higher totals possible.
* The ground remains frozen, therefore much of the rain will
result in rapid runoff. Expect rises on area rivers and
streams that may result in flooding. There have already been
reports of flooding of low lying areas and on roadways near
flood prone areas.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.