NWS FLOOD ADVISORY for Fox River, Des Plaines River, Kankakee River

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
231 PM CST WED DEC 14 2011

…A FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOX RIVER…
FOX RIVER AT MONTGOMERY AFFECTING KANE AND KENDALL COUNTIES

…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE DES PLAINES RIVER…FOX RIVER…KANKAKEE RIVER…
DES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVERSIDE AFFECTING COOK COUNTY
FOX RIVER AT DAYTON AFFECTING LA SALLE COUNTY
KANKAKEE RIVER AT SHELBY AFFECTING LAKE AND NEWTON COUNTIES

.HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND
NORTHWEST INDIANA THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON. WITH AN ADDITIONAL
ONE HALF TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF RAIN FORECAST…RISES ALONG
AREA RIVERS ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SAFETY MESSAGE…IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROADWAY…TURN AROUND AND
FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/CHICAGO.

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231 PM CST WED DEC 14 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
THE DES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVERSIDE.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.
* AT 145 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.5 FEET.
* ACTION STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST…WITH AN ADDITIONAL ONE HALF TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN
INCH OF RAIN FORECAST…THE RIVER COULD RISE TO NEAR 6.5 FEET BY
THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT…AT 6.5 FEET…FLOODING AFFECTS FOREST PRESERVE AREAS.



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