Active Advisories

Flood Warninguntil Mon 7:00 pm

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois...

Fox River at Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater affecting Kane, Lake IL and McHenry Counties.

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana...

Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Newton and Lake IN Counties.

For the Fox River (Illinois)...including Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater...Minor flooding is forecast.

These forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 24 hours into the future. Changes to the rainfall forecast, or any additional rainfall after 24 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.

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The next statement will be issued by Saturday afternoon.


* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Fox River from Johnsburg downstream to Red Gate Road in St. Charles, including the Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater gauge.

* WHEN...Until Monday evening.

* IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Winaki Trail and Onaway Trail are threatened south of Algonquin.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:30 PM CDT Friday the stage was 10.1 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:30 PM CDT Friday was 10.2 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage Monday afternoon. - Flood stage is 9.5 feet. -

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