Chicago, IL

7:32 PM CDT on March 30, 2017 (GMT -0500)
George Street | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Areal Flood Advisory Active Notice: Areal Flood Advisory

Elev 656 ft 41.94 °N, 87.88 °W | Updated 15 minutes ago

Overcast
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41.5 °F
Feels Like 39 °F
N
3.7
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 9.3 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.63 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 400 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.82 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 7:15 PM
Waxing Crescent, 12% visible
SPECI KORD 310026Z 04011KT 3SM BR OVC004 05/04 A2963 RMK AO2 T00500039
Pressure 29.63 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 400 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.82 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 7:15 PM
Waxing Crescent, 12% visible
SPECI KORD 310026Z 04011KT 3SM BR OVC004 05/04 A2963 RMK AO2 T00500039

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Flood Warning
Issued: 3:18 PM CDT Mar. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Thorn creek at Thornton.
* Until Friday evening.
* At 230 PM Thursday the stage was 10.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 12.0 feet by
early Friday. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
afternoon.


Lat... Lon 4154 8767 4151 8760 4158 8754 4161 8760


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 7:07 PM CDT Mar. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for rapid rises for...
Kendall County in northeastern Illinois...
La Salle County in north central Illinois...
DuPage County in northeastern Illinois...
Cook County in northeastern Illinois...
Boone County in north central Illinois...
Livingston County in central Illinois...
Lake County in northeastern Illinois...
Will County in northeastern Illinois...
Ogle County in north central Illinois...
Lee County in north central Illinois...
De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Winnebago County in north central Illinois...
Grundy County in northeastern Illinois...
Kane County in northeastern Illinois...
McHenry County in northeastern Illinois...

* until midnight CDT

* at 700 PM CDT, trained weather spotters reported urban and small
stream flooding due to heavy rain associated with thunderstorms
that moved through the area last night and earlier today. Flooding
is most prevalent near streams and rivers and in low lying areas
with poor drainage. Over two inches of rain fell over the area.
Additional light rain is expected this evening, but no additional
heavy rain is likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 4249 8780 4227 8783 4172 8752 4130 8753
      4129 8801 4121 8801 4120 8824 4062 8824
      4062 8857 4076 8858 4075 8893 4093 8893
      4093 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916 4158 8917
      4159 8963 4220 8969 4220 8940 4250 8940


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410 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The flood advisory continues for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside
* until late Saturday night.
* At 345 PM Thursday the stage was 6.1 feet.
* Action stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 6.8 feet by early Friday.
* Impact... at 6.5 feet... flooding affects Forest preserve areas.


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




410 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The flood advisory continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines
* until Monday morning.
* At 345 PM Thursday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Action stage is 13.5 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.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 14.4 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact... at 13.5 feet... water overflows into campground and Forest
preserve.


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





321 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The flood advisory continues for
the little Calumet River at South Holland
* until Friday evening.
* At 230 PM Thursday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Action stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 15.5 feet by early Friday.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... water enters Veterans Park.


Lat... Lon 4164 8755 4167 8762 4161 8767 4158 8760


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957 am CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* flood advisory for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave.
* Until Friday evening.
* At 900 am Thursday the stage was 3.5 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 5.0 feet by this evening.



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

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