National Weather Service issues severe flood warnings near Des Plaines River
Issued by the National Weather Service
For Cook County, Illinois
RIVER FLOOD WARNING FROM 5:17AM CDT FRI UNTIL 7AM CDT MON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DES PLAINES RIVER NEAR DES PLAINES.
FROM LATE TONIGHT TO MONDAY MORNING.
AT 245 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.1 FEET. FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY FRIDAY AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 16.2 FEET BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
IMPACT…AT 15.5 FEET…WATER REACHES SOME BACKYARDS ALONG BIG BEND DRIVE.
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