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Village of Bedford Park
Thursday July 13th, 2017 :: 09:35 a.m. CDT

Flood Warning until 04:00PM Tuesday

...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 Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County Des Plaines River at River Forest affecting Cook County Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting Cook County Fox River at Algonquin Tailwater affecting Kane and McHenry Counties Fox River at Montgomery affecting Kane and Kendall Counties .Heavy rainfalls of up to 8 inches across portions of northern Illinois in the past 48 hours have caused significant rises on the Des Plaines and Fox Rivers. Rivers are still rising in some places and record stages are possible. Keep updated to the forecasts if you are in these areas. The Flood Warning continues for The Des Plaines River near Des Plaines.

* until Tuesday afternoon.

* At 845 AM Thursday the stage was 19.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

* Recent activity...Gage datum was changed by 10 feet on Nov 14 2014. Flood thresholds and flood impacts are now 10 feet higher than previous values.

* Major flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.0 feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage late Tuesday morning.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Flooding affects large areas near the river with numerous homes impacted. &&



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

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Village of Bedford Park
6701 South Archer Avenue
Bedford Park, IL 60501

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 708-458-3388

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Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Warning

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