Chicago, IL (60611)

10:28 PM CDT on April 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
River North | | Change Station

Elev 580 ft 41.90 °N, 87.63 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
44.2 °F
Feels Like 42 °F
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4.7
Wind Variable Wind from NNE

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1000 ft
Overcast 1600 ft
Windchill 42 °F
Dew Point 44 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 2.63 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:49 AM 7:47 PM
Waxing Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KMDW 300253Z 04025G33KT 4SM -RA BR BKN010 OVC016 08/07 A3000 RMK AO2 PK WND 04044/0157 SLP161 P0015 60068 T00780067 55031 $
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1000 ft
Overcast 1600 ft
Windchill 42 °F
Dew Point 44 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 2.63 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:49 AM 7:47 PM
Waxing Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KMDW 300253Z 04025G33KT 4SM -RA BR BKN010 OVC016 08/07 A3000 RMK AO2 PK WND 04044/0157 SLP161 P0015 60068 T00780067 55031 $

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Flood Watch, Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:26 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Watch continues for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside
* from Sunday afternoon to late Wednesday night.
* At 8:45 PM Saturday the stage was 4.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Sunday afternoon.
* 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




926 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Des Plaines river at River Forest
* from Monday evening to Wednesday evening.
* At 9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... flood waters encroach Chicago Avenue


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





926 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines
* from Sunday evening to Friday evening.
* At 8:45 PM Saturday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* 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... flood stage may be reached by Sunday evening.
* Impact... at 18.5 feet... flood waters affect residential areas of Big
Bend drive, Mason Lane, River Road, and Howard.


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





908 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* flood advisory for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave.
* Until late Monday night.
* At 900 PM Saturday the stage was 2.1 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 5.5 feet by Monday morning.



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


- izzi



804 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017 /904 PM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017/

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Indiana, including the following
areas, in Illinois, Cook, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kankakee,
Livingston, and will. In Indiana, Benton, Jasper, Lake in,
Newton, and Porter.

* Through Monday morning.

* Periods of moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall are
expected through the weekend. Total rainfall amounts of 2 to 4
inches are likely across the watch area through Sunday
evening. At the current time, the heaviest rain threat will be
this evening through Sunday evening.

* While there is high confidence in widespread moderate rainfall
through the weekend, confidence is lower with the extent and
location of the heaviest rainfall.

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.



- Izzi