Hometown, IL (60456)

12:50 PM CDT on September 21, 2019 (GMT -0500)
Oak Lawn - 48th Court | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 623 ft 41.72 °N, 87.74 °W | Updated 1 minute ago

Overcast
Overcast
79.3 °F
Feels Like 82 °F
N
4.9
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 6.9 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 14000 ft
Overcast 25000 ft
Heat Index 82 °F
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 6:50 PM
Waning Gibbous, 54% visible
METAR KMDW 211653Z 22016G24KT 10SM FEW025 BKN100 BKN140 OVC250 27/21 A3008 RMK AO2 PK WND 21026/1632 SLP175 T02670206
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 14000 ft
Overcast 25000 ft
Heat Index 82 °F
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 6:50 PM
Waning Gibbous, 54% visible
METAR KMDW 211653Z 22016G24KT 10SM FEW025 BKN100 BKN140 OVC250 27/21 A3008 RMK AO2 PK WND 21026/1632 SLP175 T02670206

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 9:29 AM CDT Sep. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Plaines river near Des Plaines, or from Palatine Road in
Prospect Heights downstream to Irving Park Road in Chicago.
* Until this afternoon.
* At 845 am Saturday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late this morning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... buildings threatened at Methodist campground
in Des Plaines. Forest preserve roadways are threatened.


Lat... Lon 4212 8794 4212 8784 4197 8780 4196 8790





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:23 AM CDT Sep. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois,
including the following areas, in north central Illinois,
Boone, De Kalb, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In
northeast Illinois, Cook, dupage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake
IL, McHenry, and will.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
tonight and continue into Sunday and Sunday evening. These
storms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall, with rates
approaching 1.5 to 2 inches per hour at times. This expected
heavy rainfall falling in a short duration and over locations
that have experienced recent heavy rainfall may lead to
additional flash flooding. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches,
with locally higher amounts, are possible by Sunday evening.

* This heavy rainfall will likely lead to additional river rises
into the upcoming week, especially across the Des Plaines,
Fox, Pecatonica, and Rock River basins.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.