Dolton, IL (60419)

7:21 AM CST on February 20, 2018 (GMT -0600)
Thornton Junction | | Change Station

Elev 614 ft 41.59 °N, 87.60 °W | Updated 36 seconds ago

Light Rain
Light Rain
60.1 °F
Feels Like 60.1 °F
N
3.0
Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 10.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1900 ft
Overcast 3200 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.53 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 5:30 PM
Waxing Crescent, 21% visible
METAR KIGQ 201315Z AUTO 22014G22KT 5SM -RA BKN012 BKN019 OVC032 15/15 A2988 RMK AO2 T01520152
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1900 ft
Overcast 3200 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.53 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 5:30 PM
Waxing Crescent, 21% visible
METAR KIGQ 201315Z AUTO 22014G22KT 5SM -RA BKN012 BKN019 OVC032 15/15 A2988 RMK AO2 T01520152

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:17 AM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 1045 am CST for Kendall... La Salle... dupage... Cook...
Livingston... southeastern Ogle... will... Lee... De Kalb... Grundy...
Kankakee... central Ford... Kane... northern Iroquois... Porter...
northern Newton... Lake and northern Jasper counties...

At 514 am CST... Doppler radar indicated rain and embedded
thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall remained across portions of
the warned area. Up to two inches of rain has already fallen since
last evening.

Additional rainfall amounts of up to an inch are possible in the
warned area this morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

To report flooding... have the nearest law enforcement agency relay
your report to the National Weather Service forecast office.


Lat... Lon 4052 8846 4062 8846 4062 8857 4076 8858
      4075 8893 4093 8893 4093 8905 4110 8905
      4110 8916 4158 8917 4158 8963 4181 8963
      4215 8776 4206 8767 4171 8753 4168 8743
      4164 8743 4162 8722 4171 8693 4122 8693


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304 am CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Thorn creek at Thornton.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 230 am Tuesday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early this morning and
continue to rise to near 14.3 feet by Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 14.5 feet... flooding begins of low lying areas adjacent
to creek.


Lat... Lon 4161 8760 4158 8754 4151 8760 4154 8767





Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:45 AM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines.
* Until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 245 am Tuesday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Action stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 14.9 feet by Wednesday
evening.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... roads in the Forest preserve begin to flood.


Lat... Lon 4212 8784 4196 8780 4196 8790 4212 8794





326 am CST Tue Feb 20 2018 /426 am EST Tue Feb 20 2018/

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Indiana, including the following
areas, in Illinois, Cook, dupage, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois,
Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Livingston, and will. In Indiana,
Benton, Jasper, Lake in, Newton, and Porter.

* Through late tonight

* multiple rounds of showers and some thunderstorms are expected
today and into portions of tonight. Widespread rainfall amounts
of one and a half to four inches are expected with isolated
higher totals possible.

* The ground remains frozen, therefore much of the rain will
result in rapid runoff. Expect rises on area rivers and
streams that may result in flooding. There have already been
reports of flooding of low lying areas and on roadways near
flood prone areas.

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.





310 am CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The flood advisory continues for
the little Calumet River at South Holland
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At 230 am Tuesday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Action stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 16.3 feet by early
Wednesday.


Lat... Lon 4158 8760 4161 8767 4167 8762 4164 8755





846 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

The flood advisory continues for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 800 PM Monday the stage was 2.1 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 5.9 feet by early Wednesday
morning.


Lat... Lon 4198 8767 4194 8765 4189 8771 4194 8774
      4196 8781 4203 8775