DuPage Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:41 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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


Ratzer


852 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the W br Du Page river near Warrenville.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At 815 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 13.0 feet by
Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
Thursday morning.


Lat... Lon 4192 8813 4181 8813 4181 8823 4193 8822