• Flood Warning

    ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois... Des Plaines River near Russell affecting Lake IL County. For the Des Plaines River...including Russell, Gurnee, Lincolnshire, Des Plaines, River Forest, Riverside...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Des Plaines River from IL/WI state line downstream to US-41 in Gurnee, including the Russell gauge. * WHEN...Until Sunday morning. * IMPACTS...At 8.0 feet, Agricultural and park land is inundated near the river. Residential property is threatened near the river. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:30 PM CDT Wednesday the stage was 7.8 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:30 PM CDT Wednesday was 8.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Sunday morning and continue falling to 6.1 feet Wednesday, July 31. - Flood stage is 7.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/floodMore

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