Flood Watch issued April 28 at 11:51AM CDT until May 03 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS Chicago
...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Watch
for the following rivers in Illinois...
Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County
Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County
Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County
Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County
Du Page River at Shorewood affecting Will County
East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County
Fox River at Algonquin Tailwater affecting Kane and McHenry
Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties
Fox River at Dayton affecting La Salle County
...Heavy rain is possible this weekend with rainfall totals of up to
3 to 5 inches forecast across northeast Illinois. This would affect
the Kishwaukee...Du Page and Fox Rivers. As the forecast rainfall is
for a period of 72 hours...there is high uncertainty in the amounts.
Please remain aware of river levels in your area and keep up with the
latest forecast information.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Watch for
The Des Plaines River near Des Plaines
* from late Sunday night to Wednesday evening.
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* 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
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Monday morning.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Water on pavement of 1700 block of Busse
Highway, at River Rd and Gregory, Central Road, and Big Bend Drive.