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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 4:20 AM CDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Fox River near New Munster.
* At 4:00 am Wednesday the stage was 10.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early this morning and
continue to rise to near 12.8 feet by tomorrow morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Monday morning.
* Impact... at 12.2 feet... water is up to the first floor levels of
some homes in the town of Wheatland and Village of Salem lakes area
along Riverside Drive and Shorewood drive.


Lat... Lon 4262 8832 4262 8814 4252 8813 4245 8811
      4245 8827 4255 8825




805 PM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Russell.
* From Wednesday morning to Saturday afternoon.
* At 730 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Wednesday morning and continue
to rise to near 7.5 feet by Thursday afternoon.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... agricultural land and park lands flood. Water
approaches a few homes near Railroad tracks.


Lat... Lon 4250 8787 4247 8789 4239 8787 4239 8796
      4247 8799 4251 8797