WLFI Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Newton

838 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Kankakee River at Shelby.
* At 745 AM Monday the stage was 9.0 feet and was ice affected.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
this morning. Ice jams can result in rapid rises in water levels
with little or no warning.
* Impact...Ice jam flooding can be very localized and not affect all
locations along the river. Residents in low lying flood prone areas
should remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams.


LAT...LON 4118 8722 4111 8753 4121 8756 4127 8727


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