...The Flood Advisory is extended for the following rivers in
Kankakee River at Shelby affecting Lake IN and Newton Counties.
...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in
Kankakee River at Momence affecting Kankakee County.
Kankakee River near Wilmington affecting Will, Kankakee and
For the Kankakee River...including Dunns Bridge, Shelby, Momence,
Wilmington...elevated river levels are forecast.
These forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as
forecast precipitation 48 hours into the future. Changes to the
rainfall forecast, or any additional rainfall after 48 hours, may
cause changes to these river forecasts.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/Chicago and
The next statement is expected around 300 AM CDT late tonight.
...The Flood Advisory remains in effect...
The Flood Advisory continues for
Kankakee River from confluence with Iroquois River downstream to
confluence with the Illinois River, including the Wilmington gauge.
* Until early Friday afternoon.
* At 8:45 AM CDT Tuesday the stage was 5.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to remain near 5.9 feet this
afternoon, then begin falling.
* Impact...At 5.0 feet, Minor lowland flooding begins in areas
immediately adjacent to the river.