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   Minnesota - Blizzard Warning

Counties: Dodge; Fillmore; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha

...High Impact Expected from Dangerous Storm Tonight...
...Blizzard Conditions For Some...
.Light rain and drizzle will gradually end for a time as
temperatures continue to warm today. Slush on area roads should
also melt a bit so highways should improve. But more
precipitation will spread in from the southwest this afternoon.
Starting this evening, widespread precipitation will bring a
variety of conditions depending on your location. It will change
to all snow initially across northern Iowa, into southeast
Minnesota, and north central Wisconsin. Snow will accumulate
quickly in those areas, perhaps 8 to 12 inches by Sunday morning.
In addition, strong northwest winds will develop overnight into
Sunday morning leading to blizzard conditions and dangerous
travel.
Road closures are likely in areas impacted by the blizzard
conditions. Travel is not recommended tonight in these areas.
Plan now for the wintry conditions. Adjust or cancel travel plans
if possible.
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations
of 8 to 12 inches. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.
* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and
southeast Minnesota.
* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult.
Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Wisconsin - Blizzard Warning

Counties: Dunn; Pepin; Pierce

...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...
.A Winter Weather Advisory continues through Saturday morning for
portions of west central Wisconsin through southeastern
Minnesota, specifically along and east of a line from Blue Earth
to Faribault in Minnesota, continuing to River Falls and Bloomer
in Wisconsin. Snowfall accumulations of up to around 2 inches
along with up to a tenth of an inch of ice accretion can be
expected through Saturday morning.
A stronger system is expected for Saturday night through Sunday
when accumulating snow plus blowing snow will impact travel,
including blizzard conditions for much of southern and western
Minnesota.
A Blizzard Warning is in effect Saturday evening through Sunday
afternoon for most locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin south of
I-94. This includes southern portions of the Twin Cities metro,
away from more suburban areas. Within the Blizzard Warning, snow
accumulations will range from 1 to 3 inches in the west near the
South Dakota border to 6 to 8 inches along Interstate 35 and
east. The snow is expected from late Saturday afternoon through
the early morning hours Sunday, followed by strong winds of 25 to
35 mph with gusts to near 50 mph for most of the day Sunday. This
could lead to whiteout conditions, making travel very difficult
or impossible in the open areas of western, central, and southern
Minnesota, and far western Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect Saturday evening through
Sunday afternoon for St Croix, Barron, Rusk, Chippewa, and Eau
Claire counties. Within the Winter Storm Warning, snow
accumulations of 6 to 9 inches can be expected with localized
higher amounts possible. The snow is expected Saturday evening
through Sunday morning, followed by strong winds of 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 40 mph for most of the day Sunday. This may produce
areas of blowing and drifting snow, making travel difficult for
portions of far southeastern Minnesota into west central
Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the counties along I-94 for
the potential of 1 to 4 inches of snow and very strong wind.
Winds could gust as high as 40 to 45 mph which could lead to very
low visibility and dangerous travel.
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations
of 3 to 6 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and south central
Minnesota.
* WHEN...From 9 PM Saturday to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult or
impossible Saturday night into Sunday.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Minnesota - Blizzard Warning

Counties: Blue Earth; Brown; Carver; Dakota; Goodhue; Le Sueur; Martin; Nicollet; Rice; Scott; Sibley; Watonwan

...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...
.A Winter Weather Advisory continues through Saturday morning for
portions of west central Wisconsin through southeastern
Minnesota, specifically along and east of a line from Blue Earth
to Faribault in Minnesota, continuing to River Falls and Bloomer
in Wisconsin. Snowfall accumulations of up to around 2 inches
along with up to a tenth of an inch of ice accretion can be
expected through Saturday morning.
A stronger system is expected for Saturday night through Sunday
when accumulating snow plus blowing snow will impact travel,
including blizzard conditions for much of southern and western
Minnesota.
A Blizzard Warning is in effect Saturday evening through Sunday
afternoon for most locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin south of
I-94. This includes southern portions of the Twin Cities metro,
away from more suburban areas. Within the Blizzard Warning, snow
accumulations will range from 1 to 3 inches in the west near the
South Dakota border to 6 to 8 inches along Interstate 35 and
east. The snow is expected from late Saturday afternoon through
the early morning hours Sunday, followed by strong winds of 25 to
35 mph with gusts to near 50 mph for most of the day Sunday. This
could lead to whiteout conditions, making travel very difficult
or impossible in the open areas of western, central, and southern
Minnesota, and far western Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect Saturday evening through
Sunday afternoon for St Croix, Barron, Rusk, Chippewa, and Eau
Claire counties. Within the Winter Storm Warning, snow
accumulations of 6 to 9 inches can be expected with localized
higher amounts possible. The snow is expected Saturday evening
through Sunday morning, followed by strong winds of 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 40 mph for most of the day Sunday. This may produce
areas of blowing and drifting snow, making travel difficult for
portions of far southeastern Minnesota into west central
Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the counties along I-94 for
the potential of 1 to 4 inches of snow and very strong wind.
Winds could gust as high as 40 to 45 mph which could lead to very
low visibility and dangerous travel.
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations
of 3 to 6 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and south central
Minnesota.
* WHEN...From 9 PM Saturday to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult or
impossible Saturday night into Sunday.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - High Wind Watch

Counties: Cass; Champaign; De Witt; Fulton; Knox; Logan; Marshall; Mason; McLean; Menard; Peoria; Piatt; Schuyler; Stark; Tazewell; Vermilion; Woodford

...STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MOST OF SUNDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...Strong winds are expected to begin late tonight. The
highest gusts are expected through Sunday morning, before
diminishing slightly in the afternoon.
* WINDS...West winds around 30 to 35 mph will potentially gust
over 50 mph at times.
* IMPACTS...Damage may occur to trees, siding, and roofs. Power
outages are possible. Loose, light weight objects will be
thrown around. Driving will be hazardous for high profile
vehicles, especially on north to south oriented roadways.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Minnesota - Blizzard Warning

Counties: Chippewa; Kandiyohi; Lac Qui Parle; McLeod; Meeker; Pope; Redwood; Renville; Stevens; Swift; Yellow Medicine

...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...
.A Winter Weather Advisory continues through Saturday morning for
portions of west central Wisconsin through southeastern
Minnesota, specifically along and east of a line from Blue Earth
to Faribault in Minnesota, continuing to River Falls and Bloomer
in Wisconsin. Snowfall accumulations of up to around 2 inches
along with up to a tenth of an inch of ice accretion can be
expected through Saturday morning.
A stronger system is expected for Saturday night through Sunday
when accumulating snow plus blowing snow will impact travel,
including blizzard conditions for much of southern and western
Minnesota.
A Blizzard Warning is in effect Saturday evening through Sunday
afternoon for most locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin south of
I-94. This includes southern portions of the Twin Cities metro,
away from more suburban areas. Within the Blizzard Warning, snow
accumulations will range from 1 to 3 inches in the west near the
South Dakota border to 6 to 8 inches along Interstate 35 and
east. The snow is expected from late Saturday afternoon through
the early morning hours Sunday, followed by strong winds of 25 to
35 mph with gusts to near 50 mph for most of the day Sunday. This
could lead to whiteout conditions, making travel very difficult
or impossible in the open areas of western, central, and southern
Minnesota, and far western Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect Saturday evening through
Sunday afternoon for St Croix, Barron, Rusk, Chippewa, and Eau
Claire counties. Within the Winter Storm Warning, snow
accumulations of 6 to 9 inches can be expected with localized
higher amounts possible. The snow is expected Saturday evening
through Sunday morning, followed by strong winds of 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 40 mph for most of the day Sunday. This may produce
areas of blowing and drifting snow, making travel difficult for
portions of far southeastern Minnesota into west central
Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the counties along I-94 for
the potential of 1 to 4 inches of snow and very strong wind.
Winds could gust as high as 40 to 45 mph which could lead to very
low visibility and dangerous travel.
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Winds gusting as high as
45 mph with widespread blowing snow.
* WHERE...Stevens and Pope Counties.
* WHEN...From midnight Saturday night to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Areas of blowing snow could significantly
reduce visibility. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.
The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - High Wind Watch

Counties: Boone; Cook; De Kalb; DuPage; Ford; Grundy; Iroquois; Kane; Kankakee; Kendall; La Salle; Lake; Lee; Livingston; McHenry; Ogle; Will; Winnebago

...Strong Winds Late Tonight into Sunday Evening...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...Very strong west winds will develop late tonight and
early Sunday morning and persist into Sunday evening.
* WINDS...Sustained west winds of 35 to 40 mph with gusts of 50
to as high as 60 mph.
* IMPACTS...Difficult travel, especially for high profile
vehicles on north to south roads. Unsecured objects outdoors
blown around. Tree limb damage and sporadic power outages
possible.
2/23/2019 11:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Indiana - High Wind Watch

Counties: Benton; Jasper; Lake; Newton; Porter

...Strong Winds Late Tonight into Sunday Evening...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...Very strong west winds will develop late tonight and
early Sunday morning and persist into Sunday evening.
* WINDS...Sustained west winds of 35 to 40 mph with gusts of 50
to as high as 60 mph.
* IMPACTS...Difficult travel, especially for high profile
vehicles on north to south roads. Unsecured objects outdoors
blown around. Tree limb damage and sporadic power outages
possible.
2/23/2019 11:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Ohio - High Wind Watch

Counties: Ashland; Crawford; Erie; Hancock; Huron; Knox; Lucas; Marion; Morrow; Ottawa; Richland; Sandusky; Seneca; Wood; Wyandot

...A Deepening Storm System to bring Strong Winds to the Area on
Sunday...
.A strengthening storm system over the Plains will move into the
Upper Great lakes tonight, and remain north of the area through
Sunday. A cold front associated with this system will move through
the region early Sunday morning, with strong west winds
developing behind it. Winds will gradually subside Sunday Night
into Monday.
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
* TIMING...Early Sunday morning through Sunday night
* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Michigan - High Wind Watch

Counties: Berrien; Branch; Cass; Hillsdale; St. Joseph

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* Sustained west winds of 30 to 40 mph, with frequent gusts of 45
to 50 mph are expected to start early Sunday morning and
persist into the evening hours of Sunday.
* Brief periods of sustained winds to 45 mph and wind gusts to 60
mph will be possible, especially during the day Sunday.
IMPACTS...
* Downed tree limbs and small trees could block roads and lead
to power outages as well as cause minor structural damage.
* Driving in high profile vehicles, especially on north-south
roads could become hazardous.
* Unsecured outdoor objects will be blown around.
2/23/2019 10:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Ohio - High Wind Watch

Counties: Allen; Defiance; Fulton; Henry; Paulding; Putnam; Van Wert; Williams

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* Sustained west winds of 30 to 40 mph, with frequent gusts of 45
to 50 mph are expected to start early Sunday morning and
persist into the evening hours of Sunday.
* Brief periods of sustained winds to 45 mph and wind gusts to 60
mph will be possible, especially during the day Sunday.
IMPACTS...
* Downed tree limbs and small trees could block roads and lead
to power outages as well as cause minor structural damage.
* Driving in high profile vehicles, especially on north-south
roads could become hazardous.
* Unsecured outdoor objects will be blown around.
2/23/2019 10:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Indiana - High Wind Watch

Counties: Adams; Allen; Blackford; Cass; De Kalb; Elkhart; Fulton; Grant; Huntington; Jay; Kosciusko; La Porte; Lagrange; Marshall; Miami; Noble; Pulaski; St. Joseph; Starke; Steuben; Wabash; Wells; White; Whitley

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* Sustained west winds of 30 to 40 mph, with frequent gusts of 45
to 50 mph are expected to start early Sunday morning and
persist into the evening hours of Sunday.
* Brief periods of sustained winds to 45 mph and wind gusts to 60
mph will be possible, especially during the day Sunday.
IMPACTS...
* Downed tree limbs and small trees could block roads and lead
to power outages as well as cause minor structural damage.
* Driving in high profile vehicles, especially on north-south
roads could become hazardous.
* Unsecured outdoor objects will be blown around.
2/23/2019 10:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flash Flood Watch

Counties: Bureau; Carroll; Hancock; Henderson; Henry; Jo Daviess; McDonough; Mercer; Putnam; Rock Island; Stephenson; Warren; Whiteside

...Rounds Of Heavy Rain May Lead to Flash Flooding And River Flooding...
.A strong storm system will usher unseasonable amounts of
moisture from the south today, and produce occasional rounds of
moderate to heavy rainfall across the area through this evening.
Around one inch of rain has already fallen over much of the area.
An additional half to one inch of rainfall is expected by this
evening, and combined with some snow melt, will likely produce
urban and small stream flooding, as well as possible flash
flooding. Afternoon thunderstorms will add to the flash flood
potential.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Carroll, Hancock,
Henderson, Henry IL, Jo Daviess, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam,
Rock Island, Stephenson, Warren, and Whiteside. In Iowa,
Benton, Buchanan, Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Des Moines,
Dubuque, Henry IA, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones,
Keokuk, Lee, Linn, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, and
Washington. In northeast Missouri, Clark and Scotland.
* Through this evening
* Moderate to heavy rainfall of 1 to 2 inches total is possible by
this evening. This amount of rain combined with snow melt will
produce the threat for flash flooding across the area. Snow and
slush blocking storm drains will also enhance urban flooding.
2/23/2019 10:05 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Iowa - Flash Flood Watch

Counties: Benton; Buchanan; Cedar; Clinton; Delaware; Des Moines; Dubuque; Henry; Iowa; Jackson; Jefferson; Johnson; Jones; Keokuk; Lee; Linn; Louisa; Muscatine; Scott; Van Buren; Washington

...Rounds Of Heavy Rain May Lead to Flash Flooding And River Flooding...
.A strong storm system will usher unseasonable amounts of
moisture from the south today, and produce occasional rounds of
moderate to heavy rainfall across the area through this evening.
Around one inch of rain has already fallen over much of the area.
An additional half to one inch of rainfall is expected by this
evening, and combined with some snow melt, will likely produce
urban and small stream flooding, as well as possible flash
flooding. Afternoon thunderstorms will add to the flash flood
potential.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Carroll, Hancock,
Henderson, Henry IL, Jo Daviess, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam,
Rock Island, Stephenson, Warren, and Whiteside. In Iowa,
Benton, Buchanan, Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Des Moines,
Dubuque, Henry IA, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones,
Keokuk, Lee, Linn, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, and
Washington. In northeast Missouri, Clark and Scotland.
* Through this evening
* Moderate to heavy rainfall of 1 to 2 inches total is possible by
this evening. This amount of rain combined with snow melt will
produce the threat for flash flooding across the area. Snow and
slush blocking storm drains will also enhance urban flooding.
2/23/2019 10:05 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flash Flood Watch

Counties: Hardin; Massac; Pope

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Hardin, Massac, and Pope. In western Kentucky, Ballard,
Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess,
Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon,
Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Muhlenberg, Todd, Trigg, Union
KY, and Webster. In southeast Missouri, Mississippi and New
Madrid.
* Through this evening
* Three quarters of an inch to nearly two inches of rain will be
possible in the Watch area today and tonight. The highest totals
should be along the Kentucky and Tennessee borders, with
gradually lower amounts toward the Ohio River and the Missouri
Bootheel.
* Ground conditions remain saturated from earlier flooding
rainfall. Any additional rainfall will only cause more flooding
or flash flooding, as any water will runoff immediately. In
areas already inundated by backwater from area rivers and
creeks, sharp rises in water levels can be expected in a short
period of time.
2/23/2019 3:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Michigan - High Wind Watch

Counties: Bay; Genesee; Huron; Lapeer; Lenawee; Livingston; Macomb; Midland; Monroe; Oakland; Saginaw; Sanilac; Shiawassee; St. Clair; Tuscola; Washtenaw; Wayne

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* High wind, with gusts of 50 mph likely, is expected beginning
Sunday morning and persisting through late Sunday night.
Sustained winds will be from the west at 30 to 40 mph.
* Brief intervals of gusts up to 60 mph will also be possible.
* The highest gusts are most likely during the late morning to
late afternoon.
IMPACTS...
* Downed tree limbs and power lines will be possible and may
lead to scattered power outages.
* Driving will become potentially hazardous for high profile
vehicles.
* Unsecured outdoor objects will likely be blown around.
2/23/2019 2:51 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Wisconsin - Winter Storm Warning

Counties: Clark; Jackson; Taylor

...High Impact Expected from Dangerous Storm Tonight...
...Blizzard Conditions For Some...
.Light rain and drizzle will gradually end for a time as
temperatures continue to warm today. Slush on area roads should
also melt a bit so highways should improve. But more
precipitation will spread in from the southwest this afternoon.
Starting this evening, widespread precipitation will bring a
variety of conditions depending on your location. It will change
to all snow initially across northern Iowa, into southeast
Minnesota, and north central Wisconsin. Snow will accumulate
quickly in those areas, perhaps 8 to 12 inches by Sunday morning.
In addition, strong northwest winds will develop overnight into
Sunday morning leading to blizzard conditions and dangerous
travel.
Road closures are likely in areas impacted by the blizzard
conditions. Travel is not recommended tonight in these areas.
Plan now for the wintry conditions. Adjust or cancel travel plans
if possible.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON CST TODAY...
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow
accumulations of 5 to 11 inches, except 4 to 6 inches in the
valleys, and 5 to 7 inches on ridge tops and ice accumulations
of around one tenth of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high
as 45 mph.
* WHERE...Taylor, Clark and Jackson Counties.
* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch

Counties: Clay; East Becker; East Marshall; East Otter Tail; East Polk; Grant; Kittson; Mahnomen; Norman; Pennington; Red Lake; Roseau; West Becker; West Marshall; West Otter Tail; West Polk; Wilkin

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Blizzard conditions possible. Total snow accumulations
of up to one inch possible. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota and
northeast and southeast North Dakota.
* WHEN...From late tonight through Sunday afternoon.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.
Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. The cold wind
chills as low as 30 below zero could cause frostbite on
exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Wisconsin - Winter Storm Warning

Counties: Buffalo; Trempealeau

...High Impact Expected from Dangerous Storm Tonight...
...Blizzard Conditions For Some...
.Light rain and drizzle will gradually end for a time as
temperatures continue to warm today. Slush on area roads should
also melt a bit so highways should improve. But more
precipitation will spread in from the southwest this afternoon.
Starting this evening, widespread precipitation will bring a
variety of conditions depending on your location. It will change
to all snow initially across northern Iowa, into southeast
Minnesota, and north central Wisconsin. Snow will accumulate
quickly in those areas, perhaps 8 to 12 inches by Sunday morning.
In addition, strong northwest winds will develop overnight into
Sunday morning leading to blizzard conditions and dangerous
travel.
Road closures are likely in areas impacted by the blizzard
conditions. Travel is not recommended tonight in these areas.
Plan now for the wintry conditions. Adjust or cancel travel plans
if possible.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches. Winds
gusting as high as 45 mph.
* WHERE...In Wisconsin, Buffalo and Trempealeau Counties. In
Minnesota, Winona County.
* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Pope

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Kentucky and Missouri...
Ohio River at Smithland Dam...Paducah and Cairo
.Major flooding is occurring or is forecast to develop along the Ohio
River at Smithland Dam, Paducah, and Cairo. No changes have been made
to the projected crests. Crests among the five highest on record are
forecast at all three locations. Check back often for possible changes
to the forecast.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Smithland Dam
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Saturday the stage was 50.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 52.5 feet by
Saturday March 2.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 51.0 Feet...Large amounts of property damage can be
expected.  Evacuation of many homes and businesses becomes
necessary. Highway 60 in Smithland closes.
&&
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Massac; Pope

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Kentucky and Missouri...
Ohio River at Smithland Dam...Paducah and Cairo
.Major flooding is occurring or is forecast to develop along the Ohio
River at Smithland Dam, Paducah, and Cairo. No changes have been made
to the projected crests. Crests among the five highest on record are
forecast at all three locations. Check back often for possible changes
to the forecast.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Paducah
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Saturday the stage was 51.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 53.5 feet by
Saturday March 2 then begin falling.
* Impact...At 52.0 Feet...Major flooding occurs and is widespread on
both sides of the river.
&&
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch

Counties: Anoka; Douglas; Hennepin; Ramsey; Sherburne; Stearns; Todd; Washington; Wright

...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...
.A Winter Weather Advisory continues through Saturday morning for
portions of west central Wisconsin through southeastern
Minnesota, specifically along and east of a line from Blue Earth
to Faribault in Minnesota, continuing to River Falls and Bloomer
in Wisconsin. Snowfall accumulations of up to around 2 inches
along with up to a tenth of an inch of ice accretion can be
expected through Saturday morning.
A stronger system is expected for Saturday night through Sunday
when accumulating snow plus blowing snow will impact travel,
including blizzard conditions for much of southern and western
Minnesota.
A Blizzard Warning is in effect Saturday evening through Sunday
afternoon for most locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin south of
I-94. This includes southern portions of the Twin Cities metro,
away from more suburban areas. Within the Blizzard Warning, snow
accumulations will range from 1 to 3 inches in the west near the
South Dakota border to 6 to 8 inches along Interstate 35 and
east. The snow is expected from late Saturday afternoon through
the early morning hours Sunday, followed by strong winds of 25 to
35 mph with gusts to near 50 mph for most of the day Sunday. This
could lead to whiteout conditions, making travel very difficult
or impossible in the open areas of western, central, and southern
Minnesota, and far western Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect Saturday evening through
Sunday afternoon for St Croix, Barron, Rusk, Chippewa, and Eau
Claire counties. Within the Winter Storm Warning, snow
accumulations of 6 to 9 inches can be expected with localized
higher amounts possible. The snow is expected Saturday evening
through Sunday morning, followed by strong winds of 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 40 mph for most of the day Sunday. This may produce
areas of blowing and drifting snow, making travel difficult for
portions of far southeastern Minnesota into west central
Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the counties along I-94 for
the potential of 1 to 4 inches of snow and very strong wind.
Winds could gust as high as 40 to 45 mph which could lead to very
low visibility and dangerous travel.
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow possible with wind gust as high
as 40 mph.
* WHERE...Portions of northwest Wisconsin and central, east
central and west central Minnesota.
* WHEN...From late tonight through Sunday afternoon.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The cold
wind chills as low as 20 below zero could cause frostbite on
exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Wisconsin - Winter Storm Warning

Counties: Barron; Chippewa; Eau Claire; Rusk; St. Croix

...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...
.A Winter Weather Advisory continues through Saturday morning for
portions of west central Wisconsin through southeastern
Minnesota, specifically along and east of a line from Blue Earth
to Faribault in Minnesota, continuing to River Falls and Bloomer
in Wisconsin. Snowfall accumulations of up to around 2 inches
along with up to a tenth of an inch of ice accretion can be
expected through Saturday morning.
A stronger system is expected for Saturday night through Sunday
when accumulating snow plus blowing snow will impact travel,
including blizzard conditions for much of southern and western
Minnesota.
A Blizzard Warning is in effect Saturday evening through Sunday
afternoon for most locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin south of
I-94. This includes southern portions of the Twin Cities metro,
away from more suburban areas. Within the Blizzard Warning, snow
accumulations will range from 1 to 3 inches in the west near the
South Dakota border to 6 to 8 inches along Interstate 35 and
east. The snow is expected from late Saturday afternoon through
the early morning hours Sunday, followed by strong winds of 25 to
35 mph with gusts to near 50 mph for most of the day Sunday. This
could lead to whiteout conditions, making travel very difficult
or impossible in the open areas of western, central, and southern
Minnesota, and far western Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect Saturday evening through
Sunday afternoon for St Croix, Barron, Rusk, Chippewa, and Eau
Claire counties. Within the Winter Storm Warning, snow
accumulations of 6 to 9 inches can be expected with localized
higher amounts possible. The snow is expected Saturday evening
through Sunday morning, followed by strong winds of 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 40 mph for most of the day Sunday. This may produce
areas of blowing and drifting snow, making travel difficult for
portions of far southeastern Minnesota into west central
Wisconsin.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the counties along I-94 for
the potential of 1 to 4 inches of snow and very strong wind.
Winds could gust as high as 40 to 45 mph which could lead to very
low visibility and dangerous travel.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches and winds gusting
as high as 40 mph.
* WHERE...Barron, Rusk and St. Croix Counties.
* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Alexander; Pulaski

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Kentucky and Missouri...
Ohio River at Smithland Dam...Paducah and Cairo
.Major flooding is occurring or is forecast to develop along the Ohio
River at Smithland Dam, Paducah, and Cairo. No changes have been made
to the projected crests. Crests among the five highest on record are
forecast at all three locations. Check back often for possible changes
to the forecast.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Saturday the stage was 54.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 56.5 feet by
Saturday March 2 then begin falling.
* Impact...At 56.0 Feet...U.S. Highway 51 near Wickliffe is flooded.
&&
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Hancock

...The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Illinois...Missouri...
Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark
Counties
River forecasts include past precipitation and forecast rainfall for
the next 48 hours.
...Flood Warning in effect until further notice...
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Mississippi River at Gregory Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:30 AM Saturday the stage was 12.9 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity, an ice jam downstream and recent rain has
caused the river to rise.
* Forecast, Rise above flood stage Sunday and continue rising to 16.5
feet Wednesday evening.
* Impact, At  16.0 feet, Water affects buildings in unprotected low
areas.
&&
2/23/2019 11:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Cass; Fulton; Mason


      
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Brown; Cass; Morgan; Schuyler

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Illinois...
Illinois River near Havana affecting Cass...Fulton and Mason
Counties
Illinois River at Beardstown affecting Brown...Cass...Morgan and
Schuyler Counties
.The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation, soil
moisture conditions, and forecast precipitation.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Illinois River at Beardstown.
* Until further notice.
* At  945 AM Saturday the stage was 17.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 17.6 feet
by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Seepage problems begin in the Lost Creek
Drainage and Levee District.
&&
Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sun    Mon    Tue
Illinois River
Beardstown        14  17.9 Sat 10 AM   17.6   17.4   17.3
&&
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Pike; Scott

...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Illinois...
Illinois River at Valley City
.This Flood Warning is a result of heavy rainfall over the past
week...
The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Valley City
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10 AM Saturday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to continue falling and will fall below flood
stage by Monday afternoon.
&&
Fld   Latest              6 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION           Stg  Obs Stg     02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28
Illinois River
Valley City     14.0   14.46      14.2   14.0   13.8   13.7   13.6
&&
2/23/2019 10:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Jackson

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...
Big Muddy River near Murphysboro
.Minor flooding continues along the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
Less rain than forecast has fallen across the river basin, so the
river is now forecast to crest near 23.2 feet tonight. The river
will fall below flood stage Thursday.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.2 feet by this
evening. The river will fall below flood stage early Thursday
morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 Feet...Some minor flooding in S 3rd & Division /
Plum Street area.
&&
2/23/2019 10:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Iowa - Flood Warning

Counties: Clinton; Scott

...The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Iowa...
Wapsipinicon River near De Witt 4S affecting Clinton and Scott
Counties
English River at Kalona affecting Johnson and Washington Counties
Skunk River at Augusta affecting Des Moines...Henry and Lee
Counties
River forecasts include past precipitation and forecast rainfall for
the next 48 hours.
...Flood Warning in effect until Tuesday...
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Wapsipinicon River near De Witt 4S.
* Until Tuesday.
* At  9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 7.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, Rise above flood stage Sunday morning and continue rising
to 12.1 feet Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
Tuesday.
* Impact, At  12.0 feet, Overbank flooding occurs. Water affects
residences along the river between Wheatland and Calamus. Water
affects businesses along the river near Calamus.
&&
2/23/2019 10:05 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Iowa - Flood Warning

Counties: Johnson; Washington

...The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Iowa...
Wapsipinicon River near De Witt 4S affecting Clinton and Scott
Counties
English River at Kalona affecting Johnson and Washington Counties
Skunk River at Augusta affecting Des Moines...Henry and Lee
Counties
River forecasts include past precipitation and forecast rainfall for
the next 48 hours.
...Flood Warning in effect until Tuesday morning...
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The English River at Kalona.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 6.0 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, Rise above flood stage Sunday morning and continue rising
to 15.7 feet Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
Tuesday morning.
* Impact, At  14.0 feet, Agricultural land along the river begins to
flood.
&&
2/23/2019 10:05 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Wabash

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Flooding continues along portions of the lower Wabash, White, and
East Fork White Rivers in southern Indiana.
Continued rounds of precipitation, heaviest in southern Indiana,
have been the cause of the flooding.  Another round will be coming
today through late tonight.  Less than three quarters of an inch of
rain is expected across central Indiana.  Rain will be heavier
further south.  Many area rivers are expected to rise through the
early portions of the week with renewed flooding possible along the
Wabash. Flooding is currently forecast to come to an end on March
2nd.
Flooding is currently affecting local and state roads, a small
number of cabins, and considerable agricultural land.
Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...
Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.
For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.
The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Petersburg.
* until Saturday March 02.
* At  9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 19.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Friday
evening.
* At 20.5 feet...County Road 250 West from State Road 56 floods and
blocks the vehicle access to Dodge City.  During the March 2008
flood the river remained above this level from late afternoon March
19 through April 9.   As mid-March 2011 high water was receding...
SR 257 south of Washington reopened when Shoals was at 10.5 feet
and falling steadily for the past 2 days.
&&
2/23/2019 9:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Crawford; Lawrence

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Flooding continues along portions of the lower Wabash, White, and
East Fork White Rivers in southern Indiana.
Continued rounds of precipitation, heaviest in southern Indiana,
have been the cause of the flooding.  Another round will be coming
today through late tonight.  Less than three quarters of an inch of
rain is expected across central Indiana.  Rain will be heavier
further south.  Many area rivers are expected to rise through the
early portions of the week with renewed flooding possible along the
Wabash. Flooding is currently forecast to come to an end on March
2nd.
Flooding is currently affecting local and state roads, a small
number of cabins, and considerable agricultural land.
Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...
Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.
For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Friday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 15.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday evening.
* At 16.0 feet...Some agricultural lands underwater.  A few rural
roads in Crawford County, Illinois close as water backs up Minnow
Slough.  High water affects campground at Leaverton Park in
Palestine.  A few private roads near the Gill Township levee in
Sullivan County may flood.  Water level is at the top of most
makeshift levees.
&&
2/23/2019 9:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Edwards; Gallatin; Wabash; White

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Flooding continues along portions of the lower Wabash, White, and
East Fork White Rivers in southern Indiana.
Continued rounds of precipitation, heaviest in southern Indiana,
have been the cause of the flooding.  Another round will be coming
today through late tonight.  Less than three quarters of an inch of
rain is expected across central Indiana.  Rain will be heavier
further south.  Many area rivers are expected to rise through the
early portions of the week with renewed flooding possible along the
Wabash. Flooding is currently forecast to come to an end on March
2nd.
Flooding is currently affecting local and state roads, a small
number of cabins, and considerable agricultural land.
Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...
Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.
For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* until Saturday March 02.
* At  8:45 AM Saturday the stage was 22.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Friday
evening.
* At 22.9 feet...Water begins to flow over River Road just north of
Fifth Street in the Mount Carmel area.
&&
2/23/2019 9:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Wabash

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Flooding continues along portions of the lower Wabash, White, and
East Fork White Rivers in southern Indiana.
Continued rounds of precipitation, heaviest in southern Indiana,
have been the cause of the flooding.  Another round will be coming
today through late tonight.  Less than three quarters of an inch of
rain is expected across central Indiana.  Rain will be heavier
further south.  Many area rivers are expected to rise through the
early portions of the week with renewed flooding possible along the
Wabash. Flooding is currently forecast to come to an end on March
2nd.
Flooding is currently affecting local and state roads, a small
number of cabins, and considerable agricultural land.
Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...
Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.
For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.
The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Hazleton.
* until Sunday March 03.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It is forecast to crest at 20.8 feet this afternoon and
will fall below flood stage by Saturday March 02.
* At 20.0 feet...Most of the low bottomlands flood. Flooding begins in
higher bottomlands. High water affects any residents in Pottsville
river cabins. Pottsville Road...North C Street on river side of
railroad tracks and Catt Street near U. S. Highway 41 are flooded.
Water is near or starting on Giro Road in the vicinity of submerged
Pottsville Road. Oil stripped fields flood. Flood gates must be
installed at Hazleton.
&&
2/23/2019 9:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Crawford; Lawrence

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following waterways
in Indiana...
East Fork White River...Wabash River...White River...
.Flooding continues along portions of the lower Wabash, White, and
East Fork White Rivers in southern Indiana.
Continued rounds of precipitation, heaviest in southern Indiana,
have been the cause of the flooding.  Another round will be coming
today through late tonight.  Less than three quarters of an inch of
rain is expected across central Indiana.  Rain will be heavier
further south.  Many area rivers are expected to rise through the
early portions of the week with renewed flooding possible along the
Wabash. Flooding is currently forecast to come to an end on March
2nd.
Flooding is currently affecting local and state roads, a small
number of cabins, and considerable agricultural land.
Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...
Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.
For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Friday morning.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It is forecast to crest at 16.7 feet late Tuesday night
and will fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* At 16.0 feet...Old Darwin Road and a few low rural roads between
York and Hutsonville, Illinois begin to flood.  Agricultural
flooding begins along portions of the river.
&&
2/23/2019 9:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Hardin; Pope

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana...
Kentucky and Illinois...
Ohio River at Owensboro...Newburgh Dam...Evansville...Mount Vernon
...J.T. Myers Dam...Shawneetown and Golconda
.Widespread minor to moderate flooding continues along the Ohio River
from Owensboro to Golconda. Less rain than anticipated has fallen over
the Ohio River basin, and this has resulted in lower forecasted crests
next week at some points. However, extensive flooding is forecast to
continue through at least the end of next week into early March.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Golconda
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 50.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 50.3 feet
by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 49.0 Feet...Several families are evacuated in Hall Town.
&&
2/23/2019 9:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Michigan - Winter Storm Watch

Counties: Allegan; Barry; Calhoun; Clare; Clinton; Eaton; Gratiot; Ingham; Ionia; Isabella; Jackson; Kalamazoo; Kent; Lake; Mason; Mecosta; Montcalm; Muskegon; Newaygo; Oceana; Osceola; Ottawa; Van Buren

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Damaging wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph possible Sunday. Rain
showers changing to snow showers Sunday morning and then
continuing Sunday night. Temperatures drop into the 20s Sunday
afternoon and into the teens Sunday night. Snow accumulations of
1 to 3 inches, locally 4 across Central Lower Michigan. An inch
or less in other areas of Southwest Lower Michigan.
* WHERE...Portions of central, south central, southwest and west
central Michigan.
* WHEN...From Sunday morning through late Sunday night.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...An increased risk for downed trees and
tree limbs contributing to widespread power outages exists
with this storm. Plan on difficult travel due to poor
visibilities... slick roads and high winds.
2/23/2019 9:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Gallatin; Hardin

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana...
Kentucky and Illinois...
Ohio River at Owensboro...Newburgh Dam...Evansville...Mount Vernon
...J.T. Myers Dam...Shawneetown and Golconda
.Widespread minor to moderate flooding continues along the Ohio River
from Owensboro to Golconda. Less rain than anticipated has fallen over
the Ohio River basin, and this has resulted in lower forecasted crests
next week at some points. However, extensive flooding is forecast to
continue through at least the end of next week into early March.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until further notice.
* At  8:30 AM Saturday the stage was 47.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 47.1 feet
by tomorrow morning.
&&
2/23/2019 9:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Lee

...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Illinois...
Rock River at Dixon affecting Lee County
The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well
as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Rock River at Dixon, or from Castle Rock State Park near Oregon
downstream to Lee County line.
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At  815 AM Saturday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 16.8 feet by early Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 16.5 feet...Numerous sections of Page Drive inundated
along the river. Lower Fawn Ridge Road inundated near boat docks in
Lowell Park. Flooding of unimproved land on Riverside Drive in
White Oaks. Colony Road is threatened north of Dixon.
&&
2/23/2019 9:05 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Henry; Rock Island; Whiteside

...The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Illinois...
Rock River near Joslin affecting Henry...Rock Island and Whiteside
Counties
Rock River at Moline affecting Henry and Rock Island Counties
River forecasts include past precipitation and forecast rainfall for
the next 48 hours.
...Flood Warning in effect until further notice...
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Rock River near Joslin.
* Until further notice.
* At  7:45 AM Saturday the stage was 11.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, Rise above flood stage this evening and continue rising
to 16.4 feet Tuesday morning.
* Impact, At  16.5 feet, Water affects the lowest sections of
Broadway and Main Street in Cleveland and affects a few homes.
&&
2/23/2019 8:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Gallatin; Wabash; White

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Indiana...
Wabash River at New Harmony
.Minor flooding continues along the Wabash River at New Harmony. Less
rain than forecast has fallen across the basin, so water levels are
now forecast to continue to fall. The river will fall below flood
stage Friday.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* until Friday morning.
* At  7:30 AM Saturday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early Friday morning.
* Impact...At 19.0 Feet...Harmonie State Park is closed. Surrounding
bottomland is flooded.
&&
2/23/2019 8:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Henry; Rock Island

...The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Illinois...
Rock River near Joslin affecting Henry...Rock Island and Whiteside
Counties
Rock River at Moline affecting Henry and Rock Island Counties
River forecasts include past precipitation and forecast rainfall for
the next 48 hours.
...Flood Warning in effect until further notice...
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Rock River at Moline.
* Until further notice.
* At  8:30 AM Saturday the stage was 10.9 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, Rise above flood stage Sunday evening and continue rising
to 13.9 feet Tuesday evening.
* Impact, At  14.0 feet, Major Flood Stage. Water affects South Shore
Drive and North Shore Drive in Moline west of the 27th Street
bridge. Water limits access to homes on South Shore Drive east of
the I-74 bridge. Water also affects portions of 60th Street south
of John Deere Road.
&&
2/23/2019 8:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Gallatin; Wayne; White

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...
Little Wabash River at Carmi
.Minor flooding continues along the Little Wabash River at Carmi. Less
rain than forecast has fallen across the basin, so water levels
will fall more quickly. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  7:30 AM Saturday the stage was 30.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Flood waters flow up McHenry slough and
areas near Route 1 and 14 in Carmi begin to flood.
&&
2/23/2019 8:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   WisDOT News: Frozen Road Law takes effect statewide on Saturday

Frozen road law takes effect statewide on Saturday
Law affects log haulers, transport of road salt/sand

Effective Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 12:01 a.m., Wisconsin's frozen road law will expand to include Zone 5 in southeast Wisconsin meaning that beginning Saturday, the frozen road law will be in effect statewide.

The frozen road law allows heavier loads for trucks carrying peeled or unpeeled forest products cut crosswise (not including woodchips), and salt and sand for winter maintenance for a period of time determined by weather conditions. WisDOT and county highway personnel monitor temperature forecasts, along with frost tubes - liquid-filled devices under pavement - to help determine when roads are adequately frozen to accommodate heavier loads.

The declaration is issued once the ground under highway pavement is frozen to a depth of at least 18-inches, allowing the maximum gross weight for trucks hauling logs or salt and sand for maintaining roads in winter to go up to 98,000 pounds on vehicles with a minimum of five axles (from the normal 80,000 pounds). Effective Saturday, February 2, 2019, special permits for hauling the increased weights are not required, however, vehicles must be legally licensed at 80,000 pounds to handle the increased weights. The higher weight limits do not apply to county or local roads unless authorized by the local agency having maintenance authority. Also, higher weights may not be transported on any highways or bridges specifically posted for lower weight limits.

The “Motor carrier/trucker” section of the WisDOT website contains comprehensive information impacting commercial motor vehicle operators including weight restriction programs and frozen road declaration. Customers can also check a recorded message on the Frozen Road Hotline at 608/266-8417. Haulers with specific questions can contact WisDOT’s Oversize/Overweight Permits Unit at 608/266-7320.

2/1/2019 11:56 AM (Updated 2/1/2019 11:56 AM)

   Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory

Counties: Monroe

...High Impact Expected from Dangerous Storm Tonight...
...Blizzard Conditions For Some...
.Light rain and drizzle will gradually end for a time as
temperatures continue to warm today. Slush on area roads should
also melt a bit so highways should improve. But more
precipitation will spread in from the southwest this afternoon.
Starting this evening, widespread precipitation will bring a
variety of conditions depending on your location. It will change
to all snow initially across northern Iowa, into southeast
Minnesota, and north central Wisconsin. Snow will accumulate
quickly in those areas, perhaps 8 to 12 inches by Sunday morning.
In addition, strong northwest winds will develop overnight into
Sunday morning leading to blizzard conditions and dangerous
travel.
Road closures are likely in areas impacted by the blizzard
conditions. Travel is not recommended tonight in these areas.
Plan now for the wintry conditions. Adjust or cancel travel plans
if possible.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON CST TODAY...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze
expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
* WHERE...Monroe County.
* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas
of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Wind Advisory

Counties: Adams; Bond; Brown; Calhoun; Fayette; Greene; Jersey; Macoupin; Marion; Montgomery; Pike

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM
CST SUNDAY...
* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* TIMING...Late tonight through early Sunday evening.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles on north-south
oriented roads and highways. These winds could also lift and
move trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose outdoor
objects.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Missouri - Wind Advisory

Counties: Audrain; Boone; Callaway; Cole; Crawford; Franklin; Gasconade; Iron; Madison; Moniteau; Montgomery; Osage; Reynolds; St. Francois; Washington

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST SUNDAY...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON CST TODAY...
* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* TIMING...Late tonight through midday Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles on north-south
oriented roads and highways. These winds could also lift and
move trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose outdoor
objects.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory

Counties: La Crosse; Vernon

...High Impact Expected from Dangerous Storm Tonight...
...Blizzard Conditions For Some...
.Light rain and drizzle will gradually end for a time as
temperatures continue to warm today. Slush on area roads should
also melt a bit so highways should improve. But more
precipitation will spread in from the southwest this afternoon.
Starting this evening, widespread precipitation will bring a
variety of conditions depending on your location. It will change
to all snow initially across northern Iowa, into southeast
Minnesota, and north central Wisconsin. Snow will accumulate
quickly in those areas, perhaps 8 to 12 inches by Sunday morning.
In addition, strong northwest winds will develop overnight into
Sunday morning leading to blizzard conditions and dangerous
travel.
Road closures are likely in areas impacted by the blizzard
conditions. Travel is not recommended tonight in these areas.
Plan now for the wintry conditions. Adjust or cancel travel plans
if possible.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze
expected. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.
* WHERE...In Wisconsin, Vernon County. In Iowa, Allamakee and
Fayette Counties.
* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas
of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Wind Advisory

Counties: Clinton; Madison; Monroe; Randolph; St. Clair; Washington

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST SUNDAY...
* WINDS...West 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* TIMING...Late tonight through midday Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles on north-south
oriented roads and highways. These winds could also lift and
move trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose outdoor
objects.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Missouri - Wind Advisory

Counties: Knox; Lewis; Lincoln

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM
CST SUNDAY...
* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* TIMING...Late tonight through early Sunday evening.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles on north-south
oriented roads and highways. These winds could also lift and
move trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose outdoor
objects.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Missouri - Wind Advisory

Counties: Jefferson; St. Charles; St. Louis; St. Louis City; Ste. Genevieve; Warren

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST SUNDAY...
* WINDS...West 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* TIMING...Late tonight through midday Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles on north-south
oriented roads and highways. These winds could also lift and
move trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose outdoor
objects.
2/23/2019 12:05 PM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Hydrologic Outlook

Counties: Lake

Predicted rain for today and tonight combined with melting snow
may cause the rivers listed below to exceed their flood stages.
Below is preliminary river forecast information. River forecasts
are normally updated twice a day - in the morning and evening.
The 7 day forecasts take into account past precipitation, soil
moisture, and predicted precipitation. Precipitation is for 24
hours into the future for April through September and 48 hours
into the future for October through March.
...Fox River at New Munster...
-                                             Maximum
(stages in ft.)           Latest              forecast
Flood     observed           stage in next
Location       stage   stage/time/day          7 days
New Munster    11.0   9.65 11 AM 02/23   12.50  12 AM 02/26
Below is the latest predicted precipitation information in 6 hour
increments for the listed sites. This information is updated twice
daily - in the morning and evening. River forecasts take into
account predicted precipitation amounts 48 hours into the future
from October through March and for 24 hours into the future from
April through September.
New Munster: 6 am-noon  Sat Feb 23  0.34
New Munster: noon-6 pm  Sat Feb 23  0.16
New Munster: 6 pm-midn  Sat Feb 23  0.51
New Munster: midn-6 am  Sun Feb 24  0.06
New Munster: 6 am-noon  Sun Feb 24  0.00
New Munster: noon-6 pm  Sun Feb 24  0.00
New Munster: 6 pm-midn  Sun Feb 24  0.00
New Munster: midn-6 am  Mon Feb 25  0.00
&&
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Hydrologic Outlook

Counties: Kane; Kendall

...Elevated water levels possible along the following rivers... Des
Plaines River...Fox River...
For the Des Plaines River...including Russell...For the Fox River...
including Montgomery...
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Hydrologic Outlook for possible elevated water levels along the
Des Plaines River near Russell, or from IL/WI state line downstream
to US-41 in Gurnee.
* At 9 AM Saturday, the stage was 3.9 feet.
Bankfull is 6.5 feet and flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding possible.
Water levels may rise to near 7.6 feet at Tuesday morning.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Hydrologic Outlook for possible elevated water levels along the
Fox River at Montgomery, or from Red Gate Road in St. Charles
downstream to Millington.
* At 9 AM Saturday, the stage was 12.2 feet.
Bankfull is 12.5 feet and flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding possible.
Water levels may rise to near 13.0 feet at Monday evening.
This outlook means that elevated river conditions and potential
impacts are possible, but not yet certain. Those with interests along
area rivers should closely monitor future river forecasts and watch
for later statements.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Wind Advisory

Counties: Christian; Clark; Clay; Coles; Crawford; Cumberland; Douglas; Edgar; Effingham; Jasper; Lawrence; Macon; Morgan; Moultrie; Richland; Sangamon; Scott; Shelby

...STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MOST OF SUNDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...
* TIMING...Strong winds are expected to begin late tonight. The
highest gusts are expected through Sunday morning, before
diminishing slightly in the afternoon.
* WINDS...West winds of 25 to 35 mph will gust as high as 45 mph
at times.
* IMPACTS...Loose, lightweight objects will be thrown around.
Driving will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
on north to south oriented roadways.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Wisconsin - Hydrologic Outlook

Counties: Kenosha

Predicted rain for today and tonight combined with melting snow
may cause the rivers listed below to exceed their flood stages.
Below is preliminary river forecast information. River forecasts
are normally updated twice a day - in the morning and evening.
The 7 day forecasts take into account past precipitation, soil
moisture, and predicted precipitation. Precipitation is for 24
hours into the future for April through September and 48 hours
into the future for October through March.
...Fox River at New Munster...
-                                             Maximum
(stages in ft.)           Latest              forecast
Flood     observed           stage in next
Location       stage   stage/time/day          7 days
New Munster    11.0   9.65 11 AM 02/23   12.50  12 AM 02/26
Below is the latest predicted precipitation information in 6 hour
increments for the listed sites. This information is updated twice
daily - in the morning and evening. River forecasts take into
account predicted precipitation amounts 48 hours into the future
from October through March and for 24 hours into the future from
April through September.
New Munster: 6 am-noon  Sat Feb 23  0.34
New Munster: noon-6 pm  Sat Feb 23  0.16
New Munster: 6 pm-midn  Sat Feb 23  0.51
New Munster: midn-6 am  Sun Feb 24  0.06
New Munster: 6 am-noon  Sun Feb 24  0.00
New Munster: noon-6 pm  Sun Feb 24  0.00
New Munster: 6 pm-midn  Sun Feb 24  0.00
New Munster: midn-6 am  Mon Feb 25  0.00
&&
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Advisory

Counties: Boone

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Ogle County in north central Illinois...
Lee County in north central Illinois...
De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Winnebago County in north central Illinois...
McHenry County in northeastern Illinois...
Boone County in north central Illinois...
* Until 245 PM CST
* At 900 AM CST, radar indicated widespread moderate to at times
heavy rain occurring across north central Illinois. Rainfall
amounts of one half to three quarters of an inch had fell across
most of the area early this morning, with at least an additional
one half of an inch expected through 1 pm. The combination of this
rain and snowmelt on frozen ground will likely cause minor
flooding and ponding, including on some area roads.
* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Rockford, McHenry, Belvidere, Woodstock, Loves Park, Machesney
Park, Sycamore, Dixon, Rochelle, Harvard, and South Beloit.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Wisconsin - Flood Advisory

Counties: Kenosha; Lafayette; Marquette; Milwaukee; Ozaukee; Racine; Rock; Sauk; Sheboygan; Walworth; Washington; Waukesha

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a
* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Lafayette County in south central Wisconsin...
Green Lake County in south central Wisconsin...
Fond du Lac County in east central Wisconsin...
Walworth County in southeastern Wisconsin...
Iowa County in south central Wisconsin...
Waukesha County in southeastern Wisconsin...
Marquette County in south central Wisconsin...
Washington County in southeastern Wisconsin...
Jefferson County in southeastern Wisconsin...
Sheboygan County in east central Wisconsin...
Dodge County in southeastern Wisconsin...
Ozaukee County in southeastern Wisconsin...
Milwaukee County in southeastern Wisconsin...
Green County in south central Wisconsin...
Columbia County in south central Wisconsin...
Rock County in south central Wisconsin...
Racine County in southeastern Wisconsin...
Sauk County in south central Wisconsin...
Dane County in south central Wisconsin...
Kenosha County in southeastern Wisconsin...
* Until 1130 PM CST Saturday.
* Rain and snowmelt combined with poor drainage due to snow and ice
will cause minor flooding today through late evening.
There is a report of water over a portion of I-94 in southern
Milwaukee County as of 11 am. There are other reports across
southern Wisconsin of water over streets and roads in low-lying
areas where storm drains are clogged due to ice and snow.
Rainfall amounts of a quarter to three quarters of an inch fell
across most of south central and southeast Wisconsin this morning.
Additional rainfall of up to an inch is expected over the area
through tonight. Expect areas of minor flooding to continue into the
overnight hours.
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Wisconsin - Flood Advisory

Counties: Columbia; Dane; Dodge; Fond du Lac; Green; Green Lake; Iowa; Jefferson


      
2/23/2019 11:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Advisory

Counties: Ogle

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Ogle County in north central Illinois...
Lee County in north central Illinois...
De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Winnebago County in north central Illinois...
McHenry County in northeastern Illinois...
Boone County in north central Illinois...
* Until 245 PM CST
* At 900 AM CST, radar indicated widespread moderate to at times
heavy rain occurring across north central Illinois. Rainfall
amounts of one half to three quarters of an inch had fell across
most of the area early this morning, with at least an additional
one half of an inch expected through 1 pm. The combination of this
rain and snowmelt on frozen ground will likely cause minor
flooding and ponding, including on some area roads.
* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Rockford, McHenry, Belvidere, Woodstock, Loves Park, Machesney
Park, Sycamore, Dixon, Rochelle, Harvard, and South Beloit.
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Iowa - Wind Advisory

Counties: Appanoose; Davis; Decatur; Lucas; Mahaska; Marion; Monroe; Poweshiek; Wapello; Wayne

...Gusty Winds Return Late Tonight and Sunday...
.A powerful storm system will produce a period of strong winds
late tonight and during the day on Sunday.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM
CST SUNDAY...
* TIMING...Midnight Tonight through Sunday.
* WINDS...Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50
mph.
* IMPACTS...Driving may become difficult for light or high
profile vehicles. Loose objects may be blown around and cause
damage to property or injury. Saturated ground from rainfall
today may lead to tree damage and potential power outages.
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Wind Advisory

Counties: Hancock; Henderson; McDonough; Mercer; Rock Island; Warren

...High Winds Late Tonight Through Sunday Evening...
.A rapidly intensifying storm system will track into eastern Iowa
and then to the Great Lakes by Sunday. As the cyclone pushes
northeast of the area, very strong northwest winds will develop
late tonight and early Sunday morning, and persist into Sunday
evening. The winds will be sustained at 25 to 35 mph with gusts
to 50 mph. A few locations near to north of Interstate 80 could
see wind gusts to near 60 mph within a few hours either side of
daybreak Sunday. These strong winds combined falling snow could
lead to near blizzard conditions for a short period of time
across portions of northeast Iowa late tonight and early Sunday
morning.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...
* Winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* Timing...Saturday Night through Sunday Evening.
* Impacts...Travel will be difficult, especially on north-south
roads. Lightweight outdoor items will be blown around and tree
damage and power outages will be possible.
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Wind Advisory

Counties: Bureau; Carroll; Henry; Jo Daviess; Putnam; Stephenson; Whiteside

...High Winds Late Tonight Through Sunday Evening...
.A rapidly intensifying storm system will track into eastern Iowa
and then to the Great Lakes by Sunday. As the cyclone pushes
northeast of the area, very strong northwest winds will develop
late tonight and early Sunday morning, and persist into Sunday
evening. The winds will be sustained at 25 to 35 mph with gusts
to 50 mph. A few locations near to north of Interstate 80 could
see wind gusts to near 60 mph within a few hours either side of
daybreak Sunday. These strong winds combined falling snow could
lead to near blizzard conditions for a short period of time
across portions of northeast Iowa late tonight and early Sunday
morning.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY...
* Winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* Timing...Saturday Night through Sunday Evening.
* Impacts...Travel will be difficult, especially on north-south
roads. Lightweight outdoor items will be blown around and tree
damage and power outages will be possible.
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Iowa - Wind Advisory

Counties: Cedar; Clinton; Des Moines; Dubuque; Henry; Iowa; Jackson; Jefferson; Johnson; Jones; Keokuk; Lee; Louisa; Muscatine; Scott; Van Buren; Washington

...High Winds Late Tonight Through Sunday Evening...
.A rapidly intensifying storm system will track into eastern Iowa
and then to the Great Lakes by Sunday. As the cyclone pushes
northeast of the area, very strong northwest winds will develop
late tonight and early Sunday morning, and persist into Sunday
evening. The winds will be sustained at 25 to 35 mph with gusts
to 50 mph. A few locations near to north of Interstate 80 could
see wind gusts to near 60 mph within a few hours either side of
daybreak Sunday. These strong winds combined falling snow could
lead to near blizzard conditions for a short period of time
across portions of northeast Iowa late tonight and early Sunday
morning.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...
* Winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* Timing...Saturday Night through Sunday Evening.
* Impacts...Travel will be difficult, especially on north-south
roads. Lightweight outdoor items will be blown around and tree
damage and power outages will be possible.
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Hydrologic Outlook

Counties: Peoria; Tazewell; Woodford

This hydrologic outlook includes the following river in Illinois:
Illinois River...
The following river information is based on future predicted
rainfall. The exact amount, intensity, timing, and location of the
rain that will occur is still uncertain. These outlook stages are
provided to show what may be expected if the forecast precipitation
occurs. Once there is more certainty about the river forecasts, a
flood warning or statement will be issued if the threat materializes.
For the Illinois River at Peoria...the latest stage is 17.6 feet at
10 AM Saturday. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. No flooding is forecast. At
17.5 feet...Water approaches Spring Bay Park.
&&
Fld  Observed         Forecast 6AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sun    Mon    Tue
Illinois River
Peoria            18  17.6 Sat 10 AM   17.2   17.1   17.4
2/23/2019 10:50 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Michigan - Lakeshore Flood Statement

Counties: Allegan; Mason; Muskegon; Oceana; Ottawa; Van Buren

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST SUNDAY TO 7
AM EST MONDAY...
The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
Lakeshore Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 7 am EST Sunday
to 7 am EST Monday.
* WINDS...Southwest to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 50 to 60
mph.
* WAVES...10 to 14 feet building to 14 to 18 feet by Sunday
afternoon and evening.
* IMPACTS...Minor beach erosion and the potential for property
damage. Waves topping the piers will lead to hazardous
conditions.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Lakeshore Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds will
generate flooding of low areas along the lakeshore.
2/23/2019 10:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Hydrologic Outlook

Counties: Bureau; La Salle; Putnam

...Elevated water levels possible along the following rivers...
Illinois River...
For the Upper Illinois River...including La Salle...
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Hydrologic Outlook for possible elevated water levels along the
Illinois River at La Salle, or from Starved Rock Lock and Dam
downstream to confluence with Big Bureau Creek.
* At 10 AM Saturday, the stage was 18.4 feet.
Bankfull is 17.5 feet and flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding possible.
Water levels may rise to near 20.2 feet at Tuesday morning.
This outlook means that elevated river conditions and potential
impacts are possible, but not yet certain. Those with interests along
area rivers should closely monitor future river forecasts and watch
for later statements.
2/23/2019 10:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Advisory

Counties: Winnebago

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Ogle County in north central Illinois...
Lee County in north central Illinois...
De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Winnebago County in north central Illinois...
McHenry County in northeastern Illinois...
Boone County in north central Illinois...
* Until 245 PM CST
* At 900 AM CST, radar indicated widespread moderate to at times
heavy rain occurring across north central Illinois. Rainfall
amounts of one half to three quarters of an inch had fell across
most of the area early this morning, with at least an additional
one half of an inch expected through 1 pm. The combination of this
rain and snowmelt on frozen ground will likely cause minor
flooding and ponding, including on some area roads.
* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Rockford, McHenry, Belvidere, Woodstock, Loves Park, Machesney
Park, Sycamore, Dixon, Rochelle, Harvard, and South Beloit.
2/23/2019 10:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Advisory

Counties: De Kalb; Lee

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Ogle County in north central Illinois...
Lee County in north central Illinois...
De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Winnebago County in north central Illinois...
McHenry County in northeastern Illinois...
Boone County in north central Illinois...
* Until 245 PM CST
* At 900 AM CST, radar indicated widespread moderate to at times
heavy rain occurring across north central Illinois. Rainfall
amounts of one half to three quarters of an inch had fell across
most of the area early this morning, with at least an additional
one half of an inch expected through 1 pm. The combination of this
rain and snowmelt on frozen ground will likely cause minor
flooding and ponding, including on some area roads.
* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Rockford, McHenry, Belvidere, Woodstock, Loves Park, Machesney
Park, Sycamore, Dixon, Rochelle, Harvard, and South Beloit.
2/23/2019 9:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Iowa - Winter Weather Advisory

Counties: Adair; Black Hawk; Bremer; Dallas; Grundy; Jasper; Madison; Marshall; Polk; Story; Tama; Warren

...Fog and Icy Conditions this Morning...
...Blizzard Conditions Develop This Evening Through Sunday...
.Only light drizzle or freezing drizzle lingers across central Iowa
this morning, but dense fog was also in place over northwest and
west central Iowa combining with slick roads to produce hazardous
travel with limited visibility.
By late afternoon and evening the situation will change fairly
quickly as colder air will change precipitation quickly over to
snow from west to east across central Iowa. Snow will become heavy
at times this evening with rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour likely
from Omaha to Fort Dodge to Webster City. Total snowfall of 6 to
10 inches is likely along this axis of heaviest snow. Strong
winds will accompany the heavy snow producing blizzard conditions.
Snow amounts are expected to be lighter south of this heavier
axis, with generally 2 to 5 inches expected from 2 to 5 inches
from Waterloo to Des Moines towards SW Iowa. Even so the
combination of snow and very strong winds will make travel
difficult tonight. Although snow ends, winds will continue to
impact travel on Sunday.
There remains some uncertainty as to where the heaviest snow band
will set up Saturday afternoon and evening as the main storm
crosses Iowa. A small shift in the track of the storm will
greatly impact snow amounts and the extent of blizzard conditions
over the region tonight.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze
expected. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.
* WHERE...Central Iowa.
* WHEN...Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect through 9 AM
this morning, then again from 6 PM tonight through 6 PM Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches.
2/23/2019 9:35 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Advisory

Counties: McHenry

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Ogle County in north central Illinois...
Lee County in north central Illinois...
De Kalb County in north central Illinois...
Winnebago County in north central Illinois...
McHenry County in northeastern Illinois...
Boone County in north central Illinois...
* Until 245 PM CST
* At 900 AM CST, radar indicated widespread moderate to at times
heavy rain occurring across north central Illinois. Rainfall
amounts of one half to three quarters of an inch had fell across
most of the area early this morning, with at least an additional
one half of an inch expected through 1 pm. The combination of this
rain and snowmelt on frozen ground will likely cause minor
flooding and ponding, including on some area roads.
* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Rockford, McHenry, Belvidere, Woodstock, Loves Park, Machesney
Park, Sycamore, Dixon, Rochelle, Harvard, and South Beloit.
2/23/2019 9:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Hydrologic Outlook

Counties: Winnebago

...Elevated water levels possible along the following rivers...
Pecatonica River...
For the Pecatonica River...including Shirland...
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Hydrologic Outlook for possible elevated water levels along the
Pecatonica River near Shirland, or from Winnebago County line
downstream to confluence with the Rock River.
* At 9 AM Saturday, the stage was 9.5 feet.
Bankfull is 11.0 feet and flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding possible.
Water levels may rise to near 13.0 feet at Thursday afternoon.
This outlook means that elevated river conditions and potential
impacts are possible, but not yet certain. Those with interests along
area rivers should closely monitor future river forecasts and watch
for later statements.
2/23/2019 9:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Illinois - Wind Advisory

Counties: Edwards; Franklin; Gallatin; Hamilton; Jackson; Jefferson; Perry; Saline; Wabash; Wayne; White; Williamson

...Gusty Winds of 40 mph or higher expected behind cold front
late tonight and early Sunday...
.An intense area of low pressure will move into the upper Midwest
and Great lakes tonight and generate strong northwest winds across
the Quad State region.
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST
SUNDAY...
The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from midnight tonight to noon CST
Sunday. The Wind Advisory covers an area north of a line from
Perryville Missouri, Marion Illinois, and Calhoun Kentucky, north
to Interstate 64 in southern Illinois and southwest Indiana.
* TIMING...of the strong westerly winds will bring them into
southwest Illinois and southeast Missouri around midnight
tonight, then spread east into southwest Indiana and northwest
Kentucky by 6 am Sunday. These winds will gradually subside from
west to east during the morning on Sunday.
* WINDS...will be sustained from the west between 15 and 25 mph
with gusts of 40 and 45 mph likely. Wind gusts close to 50 mph
are not out of the question.
* IMPACTS...These winds will be blowing from west to east and
could cause issues for drivers of high profile vehicles
traveling north or south through area covered by the wind
advisory. Given the extremely saturated soil, some trees may be
toppled and could fall on roadways, buildings, or power lines.
Any trees or branches that fall on power lines may cause power
outages. These winds will definitely toss around any loose or
unsecured objects left outdoors.
2/23/2019 4:20 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)

   Michigan - Flood Advisory

Counties: Ionia

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
An Ice Jam in...
Southeastern Ionia County in south central Michigan...
* Until 930 AM EST Monday.
* Recent cold temperatures have allowed water levels to slowly
recede in the Portland area, however the multiple ice jams are
still in place. Warmer weather, melting snow, and rainfall
expected this weekend will all lead to a rise in overall water
levels in the river by early next week. This rising water will
likely lead to additional minor flooding, and has the potential to
cause the large amounts of ice in the river to start shifting
around. Ice jams are notoriously unpredictable, and can cause
water to rise and fall much faster than normal. Anyone along the
Grand River in Portland should remain alert to changing
conditions, and be prepared to evacuate to higher ground if
necessary.
2/22/2019 8:47 AM (Updated 2/23/2019 12:51 PM)
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