Ottawa, IL

5:40 PM CDT on August 29, 2016 (GMT -0500)
LaSalle County Government Complex | | Change Station

Elev 614 ft 41.37 °N, 88.83 °W | Updated 11 minutes ago

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Rain
78.2 °F
Feels Like 81 °F
N
6.0
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 6.0 mph

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Pressure 30.18 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 92%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KVYS 292215Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/22 A3018 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NE T02430220
Pressure 30.18 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 92%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KVYS 292215Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/22 A3018 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NE T02430220

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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:07 AM CDT Aug. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at La Salle.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 1045 am Monday the stage was 21.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 22.1 feet by this
evening. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... Riverside parking lot at Starved Rock State
Park floods.


Lat... Lon 4137 8896 4135 8929 4126 8930 4128 8896


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:53 PM CDT Aug. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* small stream Flood Advisory for...
northern La Salle County in north central Illinois...
southern De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
southeastern Lee County in north central Illinois...

* until 645 PM CDT

* at 351 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated slow moving thunderstorms
producing torrential rain. Radar estimates that rainfall amounts
of around 2 inches have already fallen in parts of the area. This
will cause small stream flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Sandwich... Mendota... Serena... Sheridan... Somonauk... Earlville...
Leland... Paw Paw... Sublette... Compton...
Troy Grove and West Brooklyn.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.


Lat... Lon 4161 8930 4164 8924 4173 8911 4172 8860
      4162 8860 4143 8876 4143 8917 4158 8917
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1109 am CDT Mon Aug 29 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
the Illinois River at Ottawa
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 1030 am Monday the stage was 462.1 feet.
* Action stage is 461.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 463.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall.


Lat... Lon 4135 8868 4137 8896 4128 8897 4127 8867


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