Lincolnwood, IL

5:01 PM CDT on July 21, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Lincolnwood | | Change Station

Elev 591 ft 42.01 °N, 87.72 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

Thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
78.2 °F
Feels Like 80 °F
N
3.0
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 9.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Few 3500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4200 ft
Overcast 7500 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:34 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
SPECI KORD 212155Z 05012KT 1 1/2SM R10L/3500VP6000FT +TSRA BR FEW035 BKN042CB OVC075 27/23 A2994 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV SE P0010 T02670228
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Few 3500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4200 ft
Overcast 7500 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:34 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
SPECI KORD 212155Z 05012KT 1 1/2SM R10L/3500VP6000FT +TSRA BR FEW035 BKN042CB OVC075 27/23 A2994 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV SE P0010 T02670228

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 4:48 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 530 PM CDT
for northeastern dupage and northwestern Cook counties...

At 448 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Schaumburg,
moving east at 25 mph.

Hazard... tennis Ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
         damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind
         damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

This severe storm will be near...
Addison and Glen Ellyn around 455 PM CDT.
Arlington Heights, Lombard, Elk Grove Village, Wood Dale and
Itasca around 500 PM CDT.
Des Plaines, Villa Park and Bensenville around 505 PM CDT.
Elmhurst, Rosemont, ohare Airport and Northlake around 510 PM CDT.
Park Ridge, Franklin Park, Niles, Schiller Park and hillside
around 515 PM CDT.
Maywood, Morton Grove, Westchester, Melrose Park, Bellwood,
Norridge and Stone Park around 520 PM CDT.
Chicago around 530 PM CDT.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This is a dangerous storm. Prepare immediately for large destructive
hail capable of producing significant damage. People outside should
move to a shelter, inside a strong building and away from windows.


Lat... Lon 4193 8819 4207 8810 4205 8781 4183 8786
time... Mot... loc 2148z 284deg 22kt 4201 8809

Hail... 2.50in
wind... 60mph

oemc zones... Severe Thunderstorm Warning. 1.


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 4:53 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service


The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
429 in effect until midnight CDT /1 am EDT/ tonight for the
following areas

In Illinois this watch includes 18 counties

In central Illinois

Livingston

In east central Illinois

Ford Iroquois

In north central Illinois

Boone De Kalb La Salle
Lee Ogle Winnebago

In northeast Illinois

Cook dupage Grundy
Kane Kankakee Kendall
Lake IL McHenry will

In Indiana this watch includes 5 counties

In Northwest Indiana

Benton Jasper Lake in
Newton Porter

This includes the cities of Aurora, Chicago, DeKalb, Dixon,
Douglas Park, Fowler, Gary, Humboldt Park, Hyde Park, Joliet,
Kankakee, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Logan Square, Morocco, Morris,
Oregon, Oswego, Ottawa, Piper City, Pontiac, Rensselaer,
Valparaiso, Watseka, and Wheaton.




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





Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:46 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory is cancelled for the Des Plaines river at River Forest
and has been replaced by a Flood Warning.
* At 400 PM Friday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Action stage is 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to go above flood stage by
Saturday afternoon.
* 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




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



310 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday 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.

* Through Saturday morning.

* Multiple rounds of thunderstorms producing torrential rainfall
with rates up to two inches per hour are likely to move across
portions of north central and northeast Illinois late this
afternoon through early Saturday morning.

* Additional heavy rainfall could exacerbate flooding already
occurring across portions of northern Illinois... producing new
rises on area rivers and creeks. With the ground already
saturated in many areas... heavy rainfall will likely quickly
produce runoff and produce 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.



Rodriguez