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Illinois, La Salle

Flood Advisory

Statement as of 9:51 PM CDT on July 24, 2016

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on July 25, 2016


The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
the Illinois River at Ottawa.
* Until Monday afternoon.
* At 930 PM Sunday the stage was 461.1 feet.
* Action stage is 461.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 463.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 461.2 feet by early Monday.



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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:28 AM CDT on July 25, 2016


... Recap of hot and humid weekend with periods of thunderstorms...

Thursday July 21 through Sunday July 24, 2016 was a stretch of muggy
and occasionally stormy weather. Dewpoints crept into the upper 70s
to low 80s at times and high temperatures topped in the middle 90s
during this period. Gusty and even damaging winds occurred along
with very heavy rainfall, and lightning was abundant given the very
unstable atmosphere.

Below is a listing of maximum heat index values reported each day
for a few selected locations. Readings are in degrees f.

Location Thu Fri Sat sun
---------------------------------------------------------------
Gary Airport 117 108 112 109
Pontiac Airport 116 98 109 117
Joliet Airport 114 100 106 115
Rockford Airport 110 99 100 112
De Kalb Airport 109 97 101 115
Morris Airport 109 95 101 113
Sugar Grove - Aurora Airport 109 99 103 115
Rochelle Airport 108 97 100 111
Peru Airport 108 95 102 111
Rensselaer Airport 103 91 103 106
DuPage Airport 103 98 100 109
Chicago midway 103 98 102 109
Romeoville - Lewis aiprort 103 94 98 105
Chicago o'hare 102 99 99 106
Valparaiso Airport 101 95 103 103
Wheeling - chi exec Airport 101 99 100 107
Lansing Airport 101 94 101 105
Waukegan Airport 99 99 99 110
Chicago Northerly Island 97 M M 103


The Summer period has been on the drier side, but most locations
picked up substantial rainfall during this four day period. The
following table is a listing of total precipitation over the same
time period from local ASOS stations. A graphic depicting total
precipitation for the area is available on our webpage.

Location total precipitation
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Wheeling - chi exec Airport 3.41"
Chicago o'hare 3.09"
Rockford Airport 2.99"
Romeoville - Lewis aiprort 2.91"
Sugar Grove - Aurora Airport 2.71"
DuPage Airport 2.52"
Valparaiso Airport 2.47"
Waukegan Airport 2.34"
Chicago midway 2.24"

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Public Information Statement
California - Dense Fog Advisory
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Heat Advisory
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Record Report
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Heat Advisory
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Record Report
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Heat Advisory , Record Report
New Jersey - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
New Mexico - Record Report
New York - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Advisory
Pennsylvania - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning

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