Flood Advisory for Des Plaines River At Riverside, Illinois

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1031 AM CST WED JAN 30 2013

…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE DES PLAINES RIVER…

DES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVERSIDE AFFECTING COOK COUNTY

(Riverside is south of Interstate 290 near Maywood and west of Cicero and Berwyn.)

.RAINFALL OF BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES IN THE LAST 24 TO 36 HOURS IS
RESULTING IN RISES ALONG THE DES PLAINES RIVER.

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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1031 AM CST WED JAN 30 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
THE DES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVERSIDE.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* AT 945 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.3 FEET.
* ACTION STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 6.0 FEET BY THURSDAY
MORNING.
* IMPACT…AT 6.0 FEET…WATER BEGINS TO OVERFLOW BANKS IN THE LOWEST
AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER.

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WDM


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