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Flash Flood Watch issued October 24 at 2:34PM CDT until October 25 at 3:00AM CDT by NWS Chicago Central Cook; DuPage; Eastern Will; Ford; Grundy; Iroquois; Kankakee; Kendall; La Salle; Livingston; Northern Cook; Northern Will; Southern Cook; Southern Will ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * Portions of Illinois and northwest Indiana, including the following areas, in Illinois, Central Cook, DuPage, Eastern Will, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Livingston, Northern Cook, Northern Will, Southern Cook and Southern Will. In northwest Indiana, Benton, Jasper, Lake IN, Newton and Porter. * Through late tonight. * Waves of rain, heavy at times, with embedded thunderstorms will continue through this evening. Widespread rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are expected across the watch area, with isolated higher totals possible. A Flash Flood Watch means rapid-onset flooding is possible, but not yet certain, based upon the latest forecasts. Flash flooding is a dangerous situation. Persons with interests along area rivers, creeks, and other waterways should monitor the latest forecasts and be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Lakeshore Flood Advisory issued October 24 at 3:42PM CDT until October 25 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Chicago Central Cook; Lake; Northern Cook ...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM CDT MONDAY... * WHAT...Flooding of trails, parks, and low-lying areas along the immediate Lake Michigan shore due to large waves expected. * WHERE...Lake and Cook Counties IL. * WHEN...From 7 PM Sunday to 7 PM CDT Monday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Peak winds of up to 50 mph and wave heights of 10 to 16 feet are expected. Residents on or near the shore should take appropriate action to protect property from rising water levels.
Wind Advisory issued October 24 at 2:37PM CDT until October 25 at 3:00PM CDT by NWS Chicago Central Cook; Lake; Northern Cook ...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM CDT MONDAY... * WHAT...Blustery east winds gusting between 45 and 50 mph and downed tree limbs expected. * WHERE...Northern and Central Cook County as well as Lake County Illinois. * WHEN...From midnight tonight to 3 PM CDT Monday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects including lawn furniture and Halloween decorations. Tree limbs could be blown down. Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
Flood Warning issued October 24 at 10:08AM CDT until October 26 at 2:00PM CDT by NWS Chicago Cook ...The National Weather Service in Chicago IL has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers... Little Calumet River at Munster (Hohman Avenue) affecting Lake County Indiana and Southern Cook County in Illinois. For the Little Calumet River...including South Holland, Munster (Hohman Avenue)...Moderate flooding is forecast. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a * Flood Warning for Little Calumet River from IN-912 in Hammond downstream to confluence with Thorn Creek in South Holland, including the Munster (Hohman Avenue) gauge. * From this evening to early Tuesday afternoon. * At 9:00 AM CDT Sunday the stage was 5.7 feet. * Flood stage is 12.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late this evening to a crest of 14.0 feet early tomorrow afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage Tuesday morning. * Impact...At 12.5 feet, Most areas outside of the levee-protected area are inundated in Hammond and Munster. * Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.1 feet on 08/18/1968. && These forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 48 hours into the future. Changes to the rainfall forecast, or any additional rainfall after 48 hours, may cause changes to these river forecasts. A Flood Warning means water levels above flood stage are imminent or may already be occurring. Persons along rivers and streams in the warned area should take immediate precautions to protect life and property. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/Chicago and water.weather.gov The next statement is expected around 1015 PM CDT this evening.