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Watches & Warnings

Flood Watch
Issued: 7:51 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Des Plaines river near Russell, or from IL/WI state line
downstream to US-41 in Gurnee.
* From Monday morning to Friday afternoon.
* At 7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 4.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Monday morning.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... agricultural land and park lands flood. Water
approaches a few homes near Railroad tracks.


Lat... Lon 4251 8797 4250 8787 4247 8789 4239 8787
      4239 8796 4247 8799



High Wind Warning
Issued: 9:49 PM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 3 am CST /4 am EST/
to 6 PM CST /7 PM EST/ Sunday...

* timing... very strong west winds will develop late tonight and
early Sunday morning and persist into Sunday evening.

* Winds... sustained west winds of 40 mph with gusts up to 60
mph.

* Impacts... difficult travel, especially for high profile
vehicles on north to south roads. Unsecured objects outdoors
blown around. Tree limb damage and sporadic power outages
possible.

* Scattered snow showers in the morning may produce near white-
out conditions for brief periods in open areas of far northern
Illinois.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.



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Flood Watch
Issued: 7:51 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Des Plaines river near Russell, or from IL/WI state line
downstream to US-41 in Gurnee.
* From Monday morning to Friday afternoon.
* At 7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 4.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Monday morning.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... agricultural land and park lands flood. Water
approaches a few homes near Railroad tracks.


Lat... Lon 4251 8797 4250 8787 4247 8789 4239 8787
      4239 8796 4247 8799