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River Flood Warning
Issued: 9:45 AM Jul. 17, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY TOMORROW AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Fox River Lower near New Munster.

* WHEN...Until early tomorrow afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 11.5 feet, Water is in the yards of some homes in the
Village of Salem Lakes and Town of Wheatland areas, including
Riverside Dr and Shorewood Dr. There are 3-4 inches of water over
77th Street in the Town of Wheatland.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 4:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 11.4 feet.
- Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 4:00 AM CDT Wednesday was 11.4 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
tomorrow morning and continue falling to 8.8 feet Tuesday
evening.
- Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
- Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
11.3 feet on 03/30/2020.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.

(Stages in ft.)       Bank-       Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood full       observed        ...for 7 am...
Location        stage stage     stage/time    Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun
New Munster     11.0  10.0  11.36 4 am 7/17   11.0 10.4 9.9  9.5

-                    Highest       24 hour change
-                    observed      in river stage
-                    stage in        (ft.) up to     Highest stage
-                    the last      latest observed    forecast in
-                     7 days            stage         next 7 days
New Munster     11.36 4 am 7/17         1.16       11.20 7 pm 7/17


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River Flood Warning
Issued: 1:39 AM Jul. 17, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE THURSDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Des Plaines River from Townline Road in Libertyville
downstream to Palatine Road in Prospect Heights, including the
Lincolnshire gauge.

* WHEN...Until late Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 13.0 feet, Low-lying trails in Wright Woods Forest
Preserve are inundated.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 7:45 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 12.8 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 13.2
feet Wednesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage
early Thursday morning.
- Flood stage is 12.5 feet.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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River Flood Warning
Issued: 1:39 AM Jul. 17, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Des Plaines River from IL/WI state line downstream to
US-41 in Gurnee, including the Russell gauge.

* WHEN...Until Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 8.0 feet, Agricultural and park land is inundated
near the river. Residential property is threatened near the river.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 7:30 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 8.1 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 8.2
feet early Wednesday morning. It will then fall below flood
stage late Saturday morning.
- Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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River Flood Warning
Issued: 1:39 AM Jul. 17, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Des Plaines River from US-41 in Gurnee downstream to
Townline Road in Vernon Hills, including the Gurnee gauge.

* WHEN...Until early Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 9.0 feet, Kilbourne Road and Emerald Avenue
threatened near Grand Avenue in Gurnee.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 7:30 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 8.5 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to remain near 8.5 feet
through early Wednesday morning. It will then fall below
flood stage Saturday evening.
- Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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River Flood Watch
Issued: 1:31 AM Jul. 17, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Flooding is possible.

* WHERE...Fox River from Johnsburg downstream to Red Gate Road in
St. Charles, including the Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater gauge.

* WHEN...Until early Friday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 9.5 feet, Boathouses threatened along the river in
Cary.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 7:30 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 9.2 feet.
- Forecast...Flood stage may be reached early Thursday morning.
- Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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