Chicago, IL (60611)

6:28 AM CDT on April 30, 2017 (GMT -0500)
River North | | Change Station

Elev 580 ft 41.90 °N, 87.63 °W | Updated 18 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
43.0 °F
Feels Like 43 °F
N
2.7
Wind Variable Wind from NE

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 600 ft
Windchill 43 °F
Dew Point 43 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 2.71 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:47 AM 7:48 PM
Waxing Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KMDW 301053Z 04008G17KT 4SM -RA BR OVC006 07/06 A2992 RMK AO2 RAB14 SLP139 P0000 T00670061 $
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 600 ft
Windchill 43 °F
Dew Point 43 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 2.71 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:47 AM 7:48 PM
Waxing Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KMDW 301053Z 04008G17KT 4SM -RA BR OVC006 07/06 A2992 RMK AO2 RAB14 SLP139 P0000 T00670061 $

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Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 5:45 AM EDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Indiana, including the following
areas, in Illinois, Cook, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kankakee,
Livingston, and will. In Indiana, Benton, Jasper, Lake in,
Newton, and Porter.

* Through Monday morning.

* Periods of moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall are
expected through this evening. Additional rainfall amounts of
1 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts are likely across
the area. Given the rain that has already fallen, runoff from
additional heavy rain may result in flash flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Kjb



1045 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The flood advisory continues for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave
* until Monday evening.
* At 1000 PM Saturday the stage was 2.7 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 5.4 feet by early Monday
morning.


Lat... Lon 4198 8767 4194 8765 4189 8771 4194 8774
      4196 8781 4203 8775




926 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside
* from Sunday afternoon to late Wednesday night.
* At 8:45 PM Saturday the stage was 4.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Sunday afternoon.
* Impact... at 8.5 feet... damage begins to residences in vicinity of
Junction of Salt Creek and Des Plaines river.


Lat... Lon 4187 8777 4183 8776 4174 8780 4178 8791
      4184 8786 4186 8787




926 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Des Plaines river at River Forest
* from Monday evening to Wednesday evening.
* At 9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... flood waters encroach Chicago Avenue


lat... Lon 4196 8790 4197 8780 4187 8777 4186 8787





926 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines
* from Sunday evening to Friday evening.
* At 8:45 PM Saturday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Recent activity... gage datum was changed by 10 feet on Nov 14 2014.
Flood thresholds and flood impacts are now 10 feet higher than
previous values.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Sunday evening.
* Impact... at 18.5 feet... flood waters affect residential areas of Big
Bend drive, Mason Lane, River Road, and Howard.


Lat... Lon 4212 8784 4196 8780 4196 8790 4212 8794