Westchester, IL

1:30 AM CDT on July 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
AREA 51 | | Change Station

Elev 633 ft 41.86 °N, 87.87 °W | Updated 51 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
71.5 °F
Feels Like 71.5 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 3.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Few 800 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Overcast 13000 ft
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:36 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KMDW 220553Z 19009KT 5SM -TSRA BR FEW008 SCT060CB OVC130 23/22 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S AND NW SLP094 FRQ LTGICCCCG OHD TS OHD MOV SE P0008 60120 T02330222 10283 20228 403170228 56013
Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Few 800 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Overcast 13000 ft
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:36 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KMDW 220553Z 19009KT 5SM -TSRA BR FEW008 SCT060CB OVC130 23/22 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S AND NW SLP094 FRQ LTGICCCCG OHD TS OHD MOV SE P0008 60120 T02330222 10283 20228 403170228 56013

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 11:52 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 429 remains in effect until 200 am CDT

IL
. Illinois counties included are

Boone Carroll Cook
De Kalb dupage Ford
Grundy Iroquois Jo Daviess
Kane Kankakee Kendall
Lake La Salle Lee
Livingston McHenry Ogle
Stephenson Whiteside will
Winnebago




Flood Warning
Issued: 4:41 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river at Riverside.
* Until late Tuesday night.
* At 345 PM Friday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 9.0 feet by
Sunday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
evening.
* 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




441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Des Plaines river at River Forest.
* From Saturday afternoon to late Monday night.
* At 400 PM Friday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 17.2 feet by Sunday evening.The river will
fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 17.5 feet... between 17.5 and 18.5 water overflows banks
behind homes on River Oaks drive and floods residential area.


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





441 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines.
* Until further notice.
* At 345 PM Friday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* 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.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 20.2 feet by
Sunday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... flooding affects large areas near the river
with numerous homes impacted.


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





Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:11 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Kendall County in northeastern Illinois...
La Salle County in north central Illinois...
southeastern Cook County in northeastern Illinois...
southeastern Ogle County in north central Illinois...
Will County in northeastern Illinois...
Lee County in north central Illinois...
southern De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Grundy County in northeastern Illinois...
Kankakee County in northeastern Illinois...
southwestern Kane County in northeastern Illinois...
southern Porter County in northwestern Indiana...
northern Newton County in northwestern Indiana...
Lake County in northwestern Indiana...
Jasper County in northwestern Indiana...

* until 215 am CDT

* at 1110 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated multiple waves of heavy
rain producing thunderstorms affecting the advisory area. These
thunderstorms will cause areas of minor flooding in the advisory
area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 4111 8825 4116 8916 4158 8917 4158 8963
      4190 8963 4190 8894 4142 8693 4091 8693


Izzi


410 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* flood advisory for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave.
* From late tonight to Sunday evening.
* At 400 PM Friday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 6.6 feet by Saturday
afternoon.



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



310 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois,
including the following areas, in north central Illinois,
Boone, De Kalb, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In
northeast Illinois, Cook, dupage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake
IL, McHenry, and will.

* Through Saturday morning.

* Multiple rounds of thunderstorms producing torrential rainfall
with rates up to two inches per hour are likely to move across
portions of north central and northeast Illinois late this
afternoon through early Saturday morning.

* Additional heavy rainfall could exacerbate flooding already
occurring across portions of northern Illinois... producing new
rises on area rivers and creeks. With the ground already
saturated in many areas... heavy rainfall will likely quickly
produce runoff and produce flash flooding.

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.



Rodriguez