Chicago, IL (60617)

11:05 AM CDT on April 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
East Side of Chicago | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 600 ft 41.69 °N, 87.53 °W | Updated 17 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
44.2 °F
Feels Like 39 °F
N
8.9
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 18.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.14 in
Visibility 15.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Overcast 15000 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 38 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:49 AM 7:46 PM
Waxing Crescent, 14% visible
METAR KGYY 291545Z 01018G32KT 15SM BKN060 OVC150 08/03 A3014
Pressure 30.14 in
Visibility 15.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Overcast 15000 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 38 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:49 AM 7:46 PM
Waxing Crescent, 14% visible
METAR KGYY 291545Z 01018G32KT 15SM BKN060 OVC150 08/03 A3014

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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:04 AM EDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from this evening through
Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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.

* From this evening 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 tonight through
Sunday evening.

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



Kjb



404 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017 /504 am EDT Sat Apr 29 2017/

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from this evening through
Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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.

* From this evening 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 tonight through
Sunday evening.

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



Kjb


929 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside
* from late Sunday night to Wednesday evening.
* At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 3.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by early Monday morning.
* 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




929 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines
* from late Sunday night to Wednesday evening.
* At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 10.0 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 Monday morning.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... water on pavement of 1700 block of busse
Highway, at river Rd and Gregory, central Road, and Big Bend drive.


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