Westchester, IL

3:09 AM CST on February 21, 2018 (GMT -0600)
Edwin Hancock Engineering | | Change Station

Elev 709 ft 41.86 °N, 87.87 °W | Updated 25 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
30.9 °F
Feels Like 31 °F
N
1.0
Wind Variable Wind from NE
Gusts 12.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.28 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1300 ft
Windchill 31 °F
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.07 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 5:32 PM
Waxing Crescent, 29% visible
METAR KMDW 210853Z 34010KT 5SM BR OVC013 01/M01 A3026 RMK AO2 RAE46FZRAB46E53 SLP253 P0002 60012 I1000 I3000 T00061011 50027
Pressure 30.28 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1300 ft
Windchill 31 °F
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.07 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 5:32 PM
Waxing Crescent, 29% visible
METAR KMDW 210853Z 34010KT 5SM BR OVC013 01/M01 A3026 RMK AO2 RAE46FZRAB46E53 SLP253 P0002 60012 I1000 I3000 T00061011 50027

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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:51 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 am CST early
this morning...

* what... mixed precipitation. Additional sleet accumulations of
around 1/4 of an inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth
of an inch are expected.

* Where... portions of east central and northeast Illinois.

* When... until 6 am CST early this morning.

* Additional details... the ice will result in difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning commute. Be prepared
for reduced visibilities at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.





Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:36 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

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




836 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 745 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 15.7 feet by
Wednesday morning. 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





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





735 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the little Calumet River at South Holland.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At 715 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.3 feet by
early Wednesday. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
evening.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... water covers Riverview and Drexel roads.
Thorn creek begins to cover 170th street.


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





346 PM CST Tue Feb 20 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 338 PM CST/438 PM EST/... Doppler radar and trained weather
spotters observed heavy rainfall of two to four inches across the
warned area with flooding likely occurring. Additional heavy
rainfall is expected into tonight and will likely worsen the ongoing
flooding. Flash flooding will remain a possibility in parts of the
warned area due to the additional heavy rainfall.

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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Flood Advisory
Issued: 7:59 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

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