Weather Alerts for Elburn

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
ELBURN

Areas Affected:
Kane - McHenry
Effective: Sat, 9/21 8:53pm Updated: Sat, 9/21 11:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 9/22 10:52am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...
Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County
Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County
Fox River at Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater affecting Kane and
McHenry Counties
Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties
The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well
as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Fox River at Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater, or from Johnsburg
downstream to Red Gate Road in St. Charles.
* until further notice.
* At  830 PM Saturday the stage was 10.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.7 feet by
Monday morning.
* Impact...At 11.5 feet...Residences threatened along Oceola Drive in
Algonquin. Jayne Street and Beach Drive threatened in Algonquin.
&&

Information:
Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
ELBURN

Areas Affected:
Kane - Kendall
Effective: Sat, 9/21 8:53pm Updated: Sat, 9/21 11:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 9/22 10:52am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...
Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake County
Des Plaines River near Gurnee affecting Lake County
Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County
Fox River at Algonquin Lock & Dam tailwater affecting Kane and
McHenry Counties
Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties
The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well
as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Fox River at Montgomery, or from Red Gate Road in St. Charles
downstream to Millington.
* until further notice.
* At  745 PM Saturday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.9 feet by
Monday afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low-lying park land inundated along IL-25
between Montomgery and Oswego. Low-lying sections of Fabyan Forest
Preserve near Batavia, Hurds Island and Gregory Island Park in
Aurora, and Riverfront Park in North Aurora are inundated.
&&

Information:
Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
ELBURN

Areas Affected:
Boone - Cook - De Kalb - DuPage - Grundy - Kane - Kendall - La Salle - Lake - Lee - McHenry - Ogle - Will - Winnebago
Effective: Sat, 9/21 9:08pm Updated: Sat, 9/21 11:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 9/23 1:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Heavy Rain to Become More Widespread into Sunday Morning...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT 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.
* Through late Sunday night
* Showers and some thunderstorms will increase in coverage late
tonight and into the day Sunday. These will produce heavy
rainfall at times, with rates of one to two inches per hour.
Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts are
expected by Sunday evening before the rain tapers from west to
east. These expected totals include some locations that
received 1 to 2 inches on Saturday. This expected heavy rainfall
over a short duration and over locations that have experienced
recent heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding.
* This heavy rainfall will lead to additional river rises,
potentially sharp rises, into the upcoming week, especially
across the Des Plaines, Fox, Pecatonica, and Rock river basins.

Information:
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.