020  
FGUS73 KLOT 260902  
ESFLOT  
ILC007-031-037-043-053-063-075-089-091-093-097-099-103-105-111-  
141-197-201-INC007-073-089-111-127-270000-  
 
HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL  
402 AM CDT SAT OCT 26 2019 /502 AM EDT SAT OCT 26 2019/  
   
..PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL LIKELY TODAY
 
 
RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST  
INDIANA LATER THIS MORNING THROUGH MIDDAY. PERIODS OF MODERATE TO  
OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAIN ARE THEN EXPECTED LATER THIS AFTERNOON  
AND EVENING. AREAS THAT EXPERIENCE THE HEAVIER RAINFALL MAY SEE  
LOCALIZED MINOR FLOODING AND RENEWED RIVER RISES.  
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AT LEAST 1 INCH ARE CURRENTLY FORECAST ACROSS  
MUCH OF THE AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS APPROACHING 2 INCHES ARE  
POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND EAST OF I-55. SOIL MOISTURE AND  
RIVER LEVELS RANGE FROM NEAR NORMAL IN FAR NORTHWEST INDIANA TO  
MUCH ABOVE NORMAL IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS. ALTHOUGH MINOR FLOODING  
AND RIVER RISES ARE POSSIBLE AT ANY LOCATION WHERE HEAVY RAINFALL  
OCCURS, THE MOST VULNERABLE AREAS TO HEAVY RAINFALL ARE IN  
NORTHERN ILLINOIS.  
 
THIS OUTLOOK MEANS THAT ELEVATED WATER LEVELS AND POTENTIAL  
IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE. PERSONS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR FORECASTS  
INCLUDING THE POSSIBILITY OF FLOOD WATCHES, WARNINGS, AND  
ADVISORIES.  
 

 
 
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