The Flood Warning continues for
the Fox River near New Munster.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
* Impact... at 11.8 feet... floodwaters surround a home at the
intersection of Highway 50 and Highway W in the town of Wheatland
area. Water is about 8 inches deep over 77th street in the town of
Wheatland area. Water is in the back yards of some homes in the
Village of Salem lakes area. This level is the 50 percent chance
flood meaning there is a 50 percent chance in any given year of the
river reaching this level.
River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.
(Stages in ft.) Bank- latest forecast stages
- flood full observed ... for 6 PM...
location stage stage stage/time Thu Fri Sat sun
New Munster 11.0 10.0 11.93 08 PM 03/20 11.6 11.3 11.0 10.6
- highest 24 hour change
- observed in river stage
- stage in (ft.) Up to highest stage
- the last latest observed forecast in
- 7 days stage next 7 days
New Munster 13.38 11 PM 03/15 -0.17 11.87 01 am 03/21
Below is predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments
for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily-morning
and evening. Precipitation prediction is for 48 hours into the future
from October through March and for 24 hours into the future from
April through September.
New munster: 6 PM-midn Wed Mar 20 0.02
new munster: 1 am-7 am Thu Mar 21 0.00
new munster: 6 am-noon Thu Mar 21 0.00
new munster: noon-6 PM Thu Mar 21 0.00
new munster: 6 PM-midn Thu Mar 21 0.00
new munster: midn-6 am Fri Mar 22 0.00
new munster: 6 am-noon Fri Mar 22 0.00
new munster: noon-6 PM Fri Mar 22 0.00
Lat... Lon 4262 8830 4262 8817 4255 8814 4246 8814
4245 8824 4255 8824
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Issued: 9:13 PM CDT Mar. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service