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Weather Alerts for Will County

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning              Flood Warning              River Flood Advisory      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
WILL COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Will
Effective: Fri, 6/22 9:24am Updated: Thu, 6/21 1:12pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 6/24 4:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Illinois...
Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County
East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County
.Recent heavy rains...along with forecast rains of two to three
inches in the next 24 hours...is causing rises on the Des Plaines
and Du Page Rivers.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook.
* from Friday morning to late Saturday night.
* At  920 AM Thursday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 20.3 feet by early Saturday morning.The river will
fall below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* Impact...At 19.5 feet...Royce Road floods.
&&

Information:
Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.
Additional information can be found at weather.gov/chicago.

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
WILL COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Will
Effective: Thu, 6/21 10:20am Updated: Thu, 6/21 1:12pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/22 10:17pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Warning for...
Central Will County in northeastern Illinois...
DuPage County in northeastern Illinois...
Cook County in northeastern Illinois...
* Until 845 PM CDT Thursday
* At 1144 AM CDT, Doppler radar and rainfall observations have
indicated one to three inches of rain had fallen this morning over
portions of Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties. Moderate to briefly
heavy rain showers will continue this afternoon with up to an
additional inch and a half in that time. Low-lying areas, ditches,
poor drainage locations, and viaducts or underpasses will be most
vulnerable to flooding, including in the Chicago area during the
late day commute. In addition, heavy rainfall is also possible
tonight.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Chicago, Joliet, Elgin, Cicero, Hammond, Arlington Heights,
Evanston, Schaumburg, Bolingbrook, Palatine, Skokie, Des Plaines,
Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn, Mount Prospect,
Wheaton, Hoffman Estates and Oak Park.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

River Flood Advisory  RIVER FLOOD ADVISORY   River Flood Advisory
WILL COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Will
Effective: Thu, 6/21 10:20am Updated: Thu, 6/21 1:12pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/22 10:17pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood
Advisory for the Des Plaines River...Du Page River...Mazon River...N
Br Chicago River...
Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County
Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County
Du Page River near Plainfield affecting Will County
Mazon River near Coal City affecting Grundy County
N Br Chicago River at Niles affecting Lake County
.Heavy rains in the past 12 hours...along with forecast rainfall
totals of two to three inches in the next 24 hours...has caused
rises on the Des Plaines...Mazon and North Branch of the Chicago
Rivers.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
The Du Page River near Plainfield.
* until Friday evening.
* At  945 AM Thursday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Action stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 10.8 feet by Friday evening.
&&

Information:
Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.
Additional information can be found at weather.gov/chicago.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
WILL COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Boone - Cook - De Kalb - DuPage - Grundy - Kane - Kendall - La Salle - Lake - Lee - McHenry - Ogle - Will - Winnebago
Effective: Thu, 6/21 11:58am Updated: Thu, 6/21 1:12pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/22 7:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Several Rounds of Moderate to Heavy Rain May Produce Flash
Flooding Through Tonight...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois,
including the following areas, in north central Illinois,
Boone, DeKalb, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In
northeast Illinois, Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake
IL, McHenry, and Will.
* Through Friday morning
* Several rounds of heavy rain producing showers and some
thunderstorms will continue through tonight. These storms have
the potential to produce localized flash flooding as many
locations have received significant rainfall in the past week,
including additional rain this morning. Rainfall amounts of 1
and a half inches up to 3 inches are expected, with localized
areas up to 4 inches.
* Area rivers and streams are running high, which will mean
rainfall will more quickly go into runoff. Urban and small
stream flooding is likely.

Information:
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.