Lake Zurich, IL (60047)

5:00 PM CST on February 20, 2018 (GMT -0600)
Ancient Oaks | | Change Station

Elev 689 ft 42.21 °N, 88.10 °W | Updated 26 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
39.4 °F
Feels Like 39 °F
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3.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 900 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 1.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:41 AM 5:31 PM
Waxing Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KPWK 202252Z 27009KT 5SM -RA BR OVC009 09/08 A2997 RMK AO2 PRESRR SLP149 P0006 T00940083
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 900 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 1.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:41 AM 5:31 PM
Waxing Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KPWK 202252Z 27009KT 5SM -RA BR OVC009 09/08 A2997 RMK AO2 PRESRR SLP149 P0006 T00940083

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:46 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 1045 am CST Wednesday/1145 am EST Wednesday/ for
Kendall... La Salle... dupage... Cook... southern Boone... Livingston...
Southern Lake... Ogle... will... Lee... De Kalb... southern Winnebago...
Grundy... Kankakee... Ford... Kane... Iroquois... southern McHenry...
Benton... Porter... Newton... Lake and Jasper counties...

At 338 PM CST/438 PM EST/... Doppler radar and trained weather
spotters observed heavy rainfall of two to four inches across the
warned area with flooding likely occurring. Additional heavy
rainfall is expected into tonight and will likely worsen the ongoing
flooding. Flash flooding will remain a possibility in parts of the
warned area due to the additional heavy rainfall.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...


Lat... Lon 4062 8846 4062 8857 4076 8858 4075 8893
      4093 8893 4093 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916
      4158 8917 4158 8963 4220 8969 4226 8782
      4164 8743 4171 8693 4091 8693 4084 8710
      4048 8709 4049 8794 4040 8793 4040 8846


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317 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Fox River near New Munster.
* At 3:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 13.0 feet by
Thursday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Monday evening.
* Impact... at 13.8 feet... floodwaters are into the lower levels of
some homes in the town of Wheatland and Village of Salem lakes
areas along Riverside Drive and Shorewood drive. This level is the
20 percent chance flood meaning there is a 20 percent chance of the
river reaching this level in any given year.


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




1047 am CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Gurnee.
* From this evening to Sunday morning.
* At 1030 am Tuesday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 7.7 feet by Wednesday morning.
* 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




1047 am CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Russell.
* From late tonight to Monday evening.
* At 1030 am Tuesday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Wednesday and continue
to rise to near 8.6 feet by Thursday afternoon.
* 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




Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:27 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois,
including the following areas, in north central Illinois,
Boone, DeKalb, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In northeast
Illinois, Kane, Lake IL, and McHenry.

* Until 6 PM CST this evening

* additional rainfall amounts of up to a half inch are expected on
top of what has already fallen.

* The ground remains frozen, therefore the additional rain will
result in rapid runoff. Rises on area rivers and streams will
likely continue that may result in additional flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





1056 am CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Des Plaines river at Lincolnshire.
* From this afternoon to Thursday evening.
* At 945 am Tuesday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Action stage is 11.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 12.2 feet by Wednesday
afternoon.
* Impact... at 12.5 feet... water begins to overflow onto Londonderry
Lane.


Lat... Lon 4224 8788 4212 8784 4212 8794 4224 8797