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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:03 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Fox River near New Munster.
* At 7 PM Saturday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is forecas tto fall below flood stage Thursday.


Lat... Lon 4262 8832 4262 8814 4252 8813 4245 8811 4245 8827 4255 8825




705 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Gurnee.
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 630 PM Saturday the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and will continue.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 7.8 feet by early
Sunday. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact... at 7.0 feet... flooding begins to affect the lowest areas
near the river.


Lat... Lon 4239 8787 4230 8791 4223 8788 4224 8797
      4230 8800 4239 8796




705 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Russell.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 630 PM Saturday the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and will continue.
* Forecast... the river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... agricultural land and park lands flood. Water
approaches a few homes near Railroad tracks.


Lat... Lon 4250 8787 4247 8789 4239 8787 4239 8796
      4247 8799 4251 8797