Alsip, IL

4:26 AM CDT on July 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Alsip | | Change Station

Elev 607 ft 41.68 °N, 87.73 °W | Updated 54 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
71.8 °F
Feels Like 71.8 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.84 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Few 7500 ft
Scattered Clouds 9000 ft
Scattered Clouds 11000 ft
Overcast 14000 ft
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.33 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:36 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
SPECI KMDW 220912Z 22012KT 4SM -RA BR FEW075 SCT090 SCT110 OVC140 23/22 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S TSE06 OCNL LTGIC DSNT SW CB DSNT SW T02280217 PNO $
Pressure 29.84 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Few 7500 ft
Scattered Clouds 9000 ft
Scattered Clouds 11000 ft
Overcast 14000 ft
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.33 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:36 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
SPECI KMDW 220912Z 22012KT 4SM -RA BR FEW075 SCT090 SCT110 OVC140 23/22 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S TSE06 OCNL LTGIC DSNT SW CB DSNT SW T02280217 PNO $

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Flood Warning
Issued: 4:41 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside.
* Until late Tuesday night.
* At 345 PM Friday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 9.0 feet by
Sunday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
evening.
* 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




441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Des Plaines river at River Forest.
* From Saturday afternoon to late Monday night.
* At 400 PM Friday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 17.2 feet by Sunday evening.The river will
fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 17.5 feet... between 17.5 and 18.5 water overflows banks
behind homes on River Oaks drive and floods residential area.


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





441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines.
* Until further notice.
* At 345 PM Friday the stage was 17.5 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 major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 20.2 feet by
Sunday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... flooding affects large areas near the river
with numerous homes impacted.


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





Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:10 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 9 am CDT this
morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois,
including the following areas, in north central Illinois,
Boone, De Kalb, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In
northeast Illinois, Cook, dupage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake
IL, McHenry, and will.

* Until 9 am CDT this morning.

* Additional rain and thunderstorms early this morning may produce
locally heavy rainfall.

* Additional heavy rainfall may exacerbate flooding already
occurring across portions of northern Illinois... producing new
rises on area rivers and creeks.

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.





410 am CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 9 am CDT this
morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois,
including the following areas, in north central Illinois,
Boone, De Kalb, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In
northeast Illinois, Cook, dupage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake
IL, McHenry, and will.

* Until 9 am CDT this morning.

* Additional rain and thunderstorms early this morning may produce
locally heavy rainfall.

* Additional heavy rainfall may exacerbate flooding already
occurring across portions of northern Illinois... producing new
rises on area rivers and creeks.

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.




410 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* flood advisory for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave.
* From late tonight to Sunday evening.
* At 400 PM Friday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 6.6 feet by Saturday
afternoon.



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