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Illinois, Cook

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 4:41 AM CST on February 21, 2018


... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 1045 am CST Wednesday/1145 am EST Wednesday/ for
Kendall... La Salle... dupage... Cook... southern Boone... Livingston...
Southern Lake... Ogle... will... Lee... De Kalb... southern Winnebago...
Grundy... Kankakee... Ford... Kane... Iroquois... southern McHenry...
Benton... Porter... Newton... Lake and Jasper counties...

At 435 am CST/535 am EST/... Doppler radar indicated that mainly
light rain continued to fall over portions of east central Illinois
and Northwest Indiana, east of an line from roughly Champaign
Illinois to Valparaiso Indiana. While rain will end this morning and
additional heavy rain is not expected... rainfall over the past two
days of between two and a half and nearly five inches of rain have
been measured across the warned area. Due to the heavy rainfall and
quick runoff due to frozen ground... ongoing flooding will be slow to
subside across the warned area. Most area rivers and creeks will be
at bankfull or in flood.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...


Lat... Lon 4062 8846 4062 8857 4076 8858 4075 8893
      4093 8893 4093 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916
      4158 8917 4158 8963 4220 8969 4226 8782
      4164 8743 4171 8693 4091 8693 4084 8710
      4048 8709 4049 8794 4040 8793 4040 8846


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356 am CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the little Calumet River at South Holland.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 345 am Wednesday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 19.4 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... water reaches buildings on Drexel Rd.


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



Bmd



321 am CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 245 am Wednesday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 16.1 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 15.5 feet... water reaches some backyards along Big Bend
drive.


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





836 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 745 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 8.1 feet by Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... park areas are inundated near Salt Creek.


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




740 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Thorn creek at Thornton.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 630 PM Tuesday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 15.3 feet by
Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
afternoon.
* Impact... at 14.5 feet... flooding begins of low lying areas adjacent
to creek.


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





Flood Advisory

Statement as of 7:59 PM CST on February 20, 2018

Expires 2:30 AM EST on February 23, 2018


The flood advisory continues for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 700 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 6.0 feet by Wednesday
morning.


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




759 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The flood advisory continues for
the Des Plaines river at River Forest
* until late Thursday night.
* At 700 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Action stage is 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 14.7 feet by Wednesday
afternoon.


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





Flood Advisory

Statement as of 7:59 PM CST on February 20, 2018

Expires 2:30 AM EST on February 23, 2018


The flood advisory continues for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 700 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 6.0 feet by Wednesday
morning.


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




759 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The flood advisory continues for
the Des Plaines river at River Forest
* until late Thursday night.
* At 700 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Action stage is 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 14.7 feet by Wednesday
afternoon.


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





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Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Connecticut - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Delaware - Special Statement , Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Kansas - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Maryland - Special Statement , Record Report
Massachusetts - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Wind Chill Advisory
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Missouri - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Wind Chill Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
Nevada -
New Hampshire - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico -
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Virgin Islands - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Special Statement
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Record Report
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