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Flood WatchModerateBoone; Lake; McHenry; Winnebago...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT... The Flood Watch continues for * Much of northern Illinois and extreme northwest Indiana. * From Monday evening through late Tuesday night. * Unseasonably warm and moist air will overspread the region over the next few days with several rounds of showers and thunderstorms expected between early Monday morning and Wednesday. Expect area wide rainfall totals of over an inch with many areas potentially receiving 2 to 4 inches. * Grounds remain frozen, therefore much of the rain will result in rapid runoff. In addition, many areas north of I-80 have snow on the ground still and melting of this snow will compound runoff from heavy rainfall. Ice jam break up is also a concern. Expect rises on area rivers and streams that may result in flooding.2018-02-19T04:00:00-06:00

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Flood WatchModerateCook; De Kalb; DuPage; Kane; Lee...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT... The Flood Watch continues for * Much of northern Illinois and extreme northwest Indiana. * From Monday evening through late Tuesday night. * Unseasonably warm and moist air will overspread the region over the next few days with several rounds of showers and thunderstorms expected between early Monday morning and Wednesday. Expect area wide rainfall totals of over an inch with many areas potentially receiving 2 to 4 inches. * Grounds remain frozen, therefore much of the rain will result in rapid runoff. In addition, many areas north of I-80 have snow on the ground still and melting of this snow will compound runoff from heavy rainfall. Ice jam break up is also a concern. Expect rises on area rivers and streams that may result in flooding.2018-02-23T01:12:00-06:00

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Flood WatchModerateOgle...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Watch for the following rivers in Illinois... East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County Kankakee River at Momence affecting Kankakee County Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County .Widespread rainfall of one to two inches is likely with the potential for two to four inches of rain Monday through Tuesday night. Rainfall of this magnitude would likely result in flooding on the following rivers. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a * Flood Watch for The Rock River at Byron * from Tuesday morning until further notice. * At 9:15 PM Sunday the stage was 8.9 feet. * Minor flooding is possible. * Flood stage is 13.0 feet. * Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by late Tuesday morning. * Impact...At 13.0 feet...Water approaches houses along the river downstream from Byron. &&2018-02-19T09:38:00-06:00

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Flood WatchModerateOgle...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT... The Flood Watch continues for * Much of northern Illinois and extreme northwest Indiana. * From Monday evening through late Tuesday night. * Unseasonably warm and moist air will overspread the region over the next few days with several rounds of showers and thunderstorms expected between early Monday morning and Wednesday. Expect area wide rainfall totals of over an inch with many areas potentially receiving 2 to 4 inches. * Grounds remain frozen, therefore much of the rain will result in rapid runoff. In addition, many areas north of I-80 have snow on the ground still and melting of this snow will compound runoff from heavy rainfall. Ice jam break up is also a concern. Expect rises on area rivers and streams that may result in flooding.2018-02-19T03:29:00-06:00

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Hydrologic OutlookUnknownDuPage; Iroquois; Kane; Kendall; La Salle; Lake; Will; WinnebagoThis hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers: Des Plaines River...Du Page River...Fox River...Iroquois River...Kankakee River...Kishwaukee River...Pecatonica River...Sugar Creek...W Br Du Page River. For the Kankakee River...including Dunns Bridge...Kouts...Moderate flooding is possible. For the Des Plaines River...including Russell...Gurnee...Minor flooding is possible. For the Du Page River...including Shorewood...Minor flooding is possible. For the Fox River...including Montgomery...Dayton...Minor flooding is possible. For the Iroquois River...including Rensselaer...Iroquois...Minor flooding is possible. For the Kishwaukee River...including Perryville...Minor flooding is possible. For the Pecatonica River...including Shirland...Minor flooding is possible. For the Sugar Creek...including Milford...Minor flooding is possible. For the West Branch Du Page River...including Warrenville...Minor flooding is possible. For the Kankakee River at Dunns Bridge, the latest stage is 7.7 feet at 9 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 10.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 9.5 feet. Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 11.2 feet early Sunday morning...which is 1.2 feet above flood stage. For the Kankakee River near Kouts, the latest stage is 8.3 feet at 9 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 11.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet. Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 12.4 feet Sunday afternoon...which is 1.4 feet above flood stage. For the Des Plaines River near Russell, the latest stage is 4.5 feet at 8 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 7.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 6.5 feet. Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 8.7 feet Saturday morning...which is 1.7 feet above flood stage. For the Des Plaines River near Gurnee, the latest stage is 3.3 feet at 8 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 7.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 6.5 feet. Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 7.4 feet Wednesday evening...which is 0.4 feet above flood stage. For the Du Page River at Shorewood, the latest stage is 2.7 feet at 9 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 6.5 feet. Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 6.5 feet Wednesday afternoon...which is equal to the flood stage. For the Fox River at Montgomery, the latest stage is 11.6 feet at 8 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 13.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 12.5 feet. Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 13.2 feet Wednesday afternoon...which is 0.2 feet above flood stage. For the Fox River at Dayton, the latest stage is 7.0 feet at 9 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 12.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 13.6 feet early Thursday morning...which is 1.6 feet above flood stage. For the Iroquois River at Rensselaer, the latest stage is 5.9 feet at 8 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 12.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet. Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 12.8 feet Thursday morning...which is 0.8 feet above flood stage. For the Iroquois River at Iroquois, the latest stage is 10.2 feet at 9 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 17.5 feet. Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 20.5 feet Thursday evening...which is 2.5 feet above flood stage. For the Kishwaukee River near Perryville, the latest stage is 6.1 feet at 8 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 12.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 12.3 feet early Thursday morning...which is 0.3 feet above flood stage. For the Pecatonica River near Shirland, the latest stage is 7.8 feet at 9 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 12.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 13.8 feet Friday afternoon...which is 1.8 feet above flood stage. For the Sugar Creek at Milford, the latest stage is 4.8 feet at 9 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 19.0 feet Wednesday evening...which is 1.0 feet above flood stage. For the W Br Du Page River near Warrenville, the latest stage is 7.6 feet at 9 PM Sunday. Flood stage is 11.5 feet. Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 11.8 feet Wednesday morning...which is 0.3 feet above flood stage.2018-02-19T09:36:00-06:00

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Hydrologic OutlookUnknownCass; Champaign; Christian; Clark; Coles; Crawford; Cumberland; De Witt; Douglas; Edgar; Effingham; Fulton; Jasper; Knox; Lawrence; Logan; Macon; Marshall; Mason; McLean; Menard; Morgan; Moultrie; Peoria; Piatt; Sangamon; Schuyler; Scott; Shelby; Stark; Tazewell; Vermilion; Woodford...HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED OVER CENTRAL ILLINOIS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS... An unseasonably warm and moist air mass will overspread the region, with several rounds of showers and thunderstorms expected from late this evening through Wednesday morning. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are likely over much of central and southeast Illinois, with the heaviest amounts centered along a Saint Louis to Danville line. There is also potential for significant rainfall late in the week as well, especially over southeast Illinois. While portions of central Illinois have seen drought conditions recently, the excessive rainfall will eventually begin to run off. A lack of active vegetation will increase the rate of runoff as well. This amount of rain will result in rises on area rivers and streams, which may cause flooding to develop. People with interests along area rivers should monitor later forecasts for updates on this situation.2018-02-19T04:00:00-06:00

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Flood WatchModerateFord; Iroquois; Livingston...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT... The Flood Watch continues for * Much of northern Illinois and extreme northwest Indiana. * From Monday evening through late Tuesday night. * Unseasonably warm and moist air will overspread the region over the next few days with several rounds of showers and thunderstorms expected between early Monday morning and Wednesday. Expect area wide rainfall totals of over an inch with many areas potentially receiving 2 to 4 inches. * Grounds remain frozen, therefore much of the rain will result in rapid runoff. In addition, many areas north of I-80 have snow on the ground still and melting of this snow will compound runoff from heavy rainfall. Ice jam break up is also a concern. Expect rises on area rivers and streams that may result in flooding.2018-02-24T06:00:00-06:00