Chicago, IL (60611)

8:33 AM CDT on July 20, 2017 (GMT -0500)
River North | | Change Station

Elev 591 ft 41.90 °N, 87.64 °W | Updated 32 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
69.3 °F
Feels Like 69.3 °F
N
6.0
Wind Variable Wind from WNW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2400 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 1.44 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:33 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 12% visible
SPECI KMDW 201319Z 11013KT 3SM +TSRA BR SCT005 BKN024 OVC060CB 22/21 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE-SW PRESFR OCNL LTGICCCCG OHD TS OHD MOV SE P0033 T02170211
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2400 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 1.44 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:33 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 12% visible
SPECI KMDW 201319Z 11013KT 3SM +TSRA BR SCT005 BKN024 OVC060CB 22/21 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE-SW PRESFR OCNL LTGICCCCG OHD TS OHD MOV SE P0033 T02170211

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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:15 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside.
* From this evening to Friday afternoon.
* At 745 am Thursday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 7.1 feet by early Friday.The river will fall below
flood stage by Friday morning.
* Impact... at 6.5 feet... flooding affects Forest preserve areas.


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

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815 am CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines.
* Until Monday afternoon.
* At 745 am Thursday the stage was 17.9 feet.
* 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.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.3 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday morning.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... water on pavement of 1700 block of busse
Highway, at river Rd and Gregory, central Road, and Big Bend drive.


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





Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 7:14 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Kendall County in northeastern Illinois...
Southern Lake County in northeastern Illinois...
northern Will County in northeastern Illinois...
southeastern Kane County in northeastern Illinois...
DuPage County in northeastern Illinois...
Cook County in northeastern Illinois...
Northwestern Lake County in northwestern Indiana...

* until 915 am CDT

* at 712 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. While the storms will have move quickly through,
earlier storms from last night and early this morning have
saturated the ground. This will cause minor flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Chicago and many of its suburbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 4233 8783 4227 8783 4213 8774 4206 8767
      4190 8761 4190 8760 4188 8762 4183 8760
      4169 8750 4147 8750 4146 8860 4183 8860
      4216 8822 4216 8820 4217 8820 4240 8781


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821 am CDT Wed Jul 19 2017

The flood advisory continues for
the Des Plaines river at River Forest
* until Friday evening.
* At 800 am Wednesday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Action stage is 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall.


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


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