Lake County, Indiana
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Flood Warning
1037 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* from this evening until further notice.
* At 945 AM Monday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 12.9 feet by early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Indiana Route 55 is flooded. Extensive
flooding occurs to the Sumava Resorts area. Water approaches the
top of levees.


LAT...LON 4118 8722 4111 8753 4121 8756 4127 8727


Flood Warning
1038 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Little Calumet River at Munster.
* from this evening to Thursday afternoon.
* At 1000 AM Monday the stage was 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 16.3 feet by early Wednesday morning.


LAT...LON 4153 8747 4158 8760 4165 8755 4159 8742


Flood Watch
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Chicago, Ottawa, Oswego, Morris,
Joliet, Kankakee, Pontiac, Watseka, Paxton, Gary, Valparaiso,
Morocco, Rensselaer, and Fowler
345 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 /445 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018/


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 Tuesday night.

* Multiple rounds of showers and some thunderstorms are expected
tonight, Tuesday, and into portions of Tuesday night. 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. In addition, some snow remains over
areas north of I-80 and melting of this snow will compound
runoff from heavy rainfall. Ice jam break up is also a concern.
Expect rises on area rivers and streams that may result in


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.



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