Vernon Hills, IL (60061)

5:51 AM CDT on September 16, 2019 (GMT -0500)
Deerpath | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Dense Fog Advisory

Elev 696 ft 42.23 °N, 87.96 °W | Updated 15 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
67.8 °F
Feels Like 67.8 °F
N
0
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 300 ft
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:32 AM 7:00 PM
Waning Gibbous, 95% visible
SPECI KPWK 161003Z AUTO 36005KT 4SM BR OVC003 21/19 A3008 RMK AO2 T02110194 $
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 300 ft
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:32 AM 7:00 PM
Waning Gibbous, 95% visible
SPECI KPWK 161003Z AUTO 36005KT 4SM BR OVC003 21/19 A3008 RMK AO2 T02110194 $

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Flood Warning
Issued: 4:07 AM CDT Sep. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Fox River near New Munster.
* At 3:00 am Monday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact... at 12.2 feet... water is up to the first floor levels of
some homes in the town of Wheatland and Village of Salem lakes area
along Riverside Drive and Shorewood drive.


River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.

(Stages in ft.) Bank- latest forecast stages
- flood full observed ... for 6 PM...
location stage stage stage/time Tue Wed Thu Fri
New Munster 11.0 10.0 12.82 03 am 09/16 12.5 12.1 11.4 10.9

- highest 24 hour change
- observed in river stage
- stage in (ft.) Up to highest stage
- the last latest observed forecast in
- 7 days stage next 7 days
New Munster 13.15 10 PM 09/14 -0.28 12.77 07 am 09/16

Below is predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments
for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily-morning
and evening. Precipitation prediction is for 48 hours into the future
from October through March and for 24 hours into the future from
April through September.

New munster: 6 PM-midn Mon Sep 16 0.00
new munster: 1 am-7 am Tue Sep 17 0.00
new munster: 6 am-noon Tue Sep 17 0.00
new munster: noon-6 PM Tue Sep 17 0.00
new munster: 6 PM-midn Tue Sep 17 0.00
new munster: midn-6 am Wed Sep 18 0.00
new munster: 6 am-noon Wed Sep 18 0.00
new munster: noon-6 PM Wed Sep 18 0.00

Lat... Lon 4262 8830 4262 8817 4255 8814 4246 8814
      4245 8824 4255 8824




738 PM CDT sun Sep 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river at Lincolnshire, or from Townline Road in
Libertyville downstream to Palatine Road in Prospect Heights.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 645 PM Sunday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue nearly steady, rising to near
15.2 feet by Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood
stage Friday morning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... low-lying trails in half-day Forest preserve
are inundated. Structures threatened along IL-22 (half-day rd) just
east of the river. Residences inundated near US-45 (milwaukee ave)
and Deerfield Rd. Deerfield Rd is inundated near the river.
Structures west of US-45 (milwaukee ave) near Deerfield Rd are
threatened.


Lat... Lon 4224 8797 4224 8788 4212 8784 4212 8794





738 PM CDT sun Sep 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Gurnee, or from US-41 in Gurnee
downstream to Townline Road in Vernon Hills.
* Until Friday afternoon.
* At 630 PM Sunday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 10.9 feet by
Monday evening. The river will fall below moderate flood stage
by Wednesday evening.
* Impact... at 11.0 feet... US-41 is inundated.


Lat... Lon 4239 8796 4239 8787 4230 8791 4224 8788
      4224 8797 4230 8800





738 PM CDT sun Sep 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Russell, or from IL/WI state line
downstream to US-41 in Gurnee.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 630 PM Sunday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below major
flood stage late morning on Monday, and below flood stage by
Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 9.5 feet... water reaches homes on Russell Road between
the river and Kilbourne Road.


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





Dense Fog Advisory
Issued: 2:43 AM CDT Sep. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am CDT this morning...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a dense fog
advisory, which is in effect until 10 am CDT this morning.

* Visibility... areas less than 1/4 mile.

* Impacts... very limited and fluctuating visibilities will lead
to potentially hazardous travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down...
use your headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.