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Fox River crests just under 12 feet

The Fox River crested at 11.67 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge at about 1 a.m. Wednesday. The river is now receding and measured at 11.56 feet at 5:45 p.m. The current forecast for the river calls for it to be back under flood stage of 11 feet by early Friday afternoon. A […]

Fox River exceeds flood stage

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge has exceeded flood stage. The river first was first measured over flood stage of 11 feet at 7:45 p.m., Monday evening, when it registered 11.01 feet. As of 4:45 a.m. Tuesday it measured at 11.36 feet. The current forecast for the river calls for it […]

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river was measured at 9.4 feet at 11 a.m. at the New Munster gauge. Bank full stage is 10 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. That level is expected to be reached Monday night. The forecast for […]

Flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. At at 6:15 a.m., Saturday the river was measuring 9.63 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast for the river calls for flood stage to be reached by Monday evening. A crest […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The warning was issued Wednesday afternoon. At 1 p.m., Wednesday the river was measured at 10.2 feet. Bank full stage is 10 feet. The current forecast calls for the river to exceed flood stage of 11 feet by […]

UPDATE: Crest for Fox River adjusted higher; flood warning continues

The National Weather Service has adjusted its forecast for a crest of the Fox River about a foot higher than what was anticipated earlier in the week. The river is now expected to crest at 11.9 feet, reaching that level in the very early hours of Friday morning. A flood warning continues to be in […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

With the return of rain comes a return of a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. While readings at the New Munster gauge have not yet shown readings back on the rise the current forecast calls for that to begin again soon. The river is expected to crest right at flood […]

Fox River receding; misses official flood stage

The Fox River just missed reaching official flood stage this weekend, reaching a crest of 10.96 feet in the early hours of Saturday morning. Flood stage is 11 feet at the New Munster gauge. A flood warning issued by the National Weather Service has been cancelled. As of 1:15 p.m., the river was at 10.71 feet as […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river at the New Munster gauge was at 10.32 feet as of 6 a.m., Friday. The river forecast calls for the river to be over flood stage of 11 feet by early this afternoon. The river is expected […]

Flood watch issued for Fox River

A flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge. The watch is set to be in effect from Friday evening to Tuesday. The current forecast for the river calls for flood stage of 11 feet to be reached at about 7 p.m., […]

Fox River under flood stage, but forecast to rise this week

The Fox River is well under flood stage Tuesday, but with more rain coming the forecast for the river calls for it to reach flood stage at the New Munster gauge again this week. The river was measured at 9.96 feet at 4 p.m. Tuesday. The current forecast calls for the river to reach flood […]

Fox River over flood level at New Munster

The Fox River has exceeded flood level at the New Munster gauge. A flood warning remains in effect. The river officially exceeded flood stage of 11 feet just after midnight Saturday morning when it was measured at 11.02 feet. At 6 p.m., it was measured at 11.47 feet. The National Weather Service forecast calls for the river […]

Fox River just misses flood stage; flood warning lifted

The Fox River just missed reaching flood stage Saturday morning and is now receding. Consequently, the flood warning issued by the National Weather Service has been lifted. The river peaked at 10.66 feet at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday.  Flood stage is 11 feet. At 2 p.m., the river was at 10.58 feet.

Flood warning issued for Fox River; wind advisory issued for Saturday, maybe snow too

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. As of 8 p.m. Friday, the river was measured at 10.6 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet, which the river is forecast to reach Saturday night. The NWS also has issued a wind […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The latest round of wet weather has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river as measured at the New Munster gauge is expected to exceed flood stage of 11 feet Thursday evening. a crest of 11.5 feet is forecast for about 24 […]

Fox River just misses official flood stage

Earlier this week, the National Weather Service expected the Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, to exceed flood stage Wednesday morning. To that effect, the NWS issued a flood warning. But in reality the Fox never quite made flood stage of 11 feet this morning, and is now receding. It got awfully […]

More rain today; temps to drop

Rain, rain go away … … I’ve got Christmas decoration to put up. I know that doesn’t rhyme or really make sense. I mean, rain hindering Christmas decorating in mid December in Wisconsin? Ridiculous , but true enough for the last few days. If you’ve had enough of the rain the end is in sight. Rain […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River. The warning is scheduled to go into effect Tuesday at 6 a.m. and remain in effect until Saturday at 6 p.m. The river level at the New Munster gauge is expected to exceed the 11 feet flood stage Tuesday morning and peak […]

Flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect from 5 p.m., Thursday until 7 a.m., Friday. The watch is prompted by expected heavy rain tonight, perhaps as much as 1 to 2 inches. That volume of rain could cause street […]

Flood watch lifted for Fox River

The National Weather Service has lifted a flood watch for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river, as measured at the New Munster gauge, was expected to be over flood stage of 11 feet by Saturday morning. Instead the river reached a crest of 10.65 feet at about 9:45 a.m., and is now receding. The […]

Flood watch for Fox River issued for Saturday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The flood watch is expected to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Flood stage at the New Munster gauge (near Karcher Road) is 11 feet. At 3:15 p.m. Friday, the river was measured at 10.05 feet. The current hydrologic […]

Fox River crests just under flood stage

The Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, crested today just under flood stage before beginning to recede. The highest observation of 9.99 feet was at 11:30 a.m. Official flood stage is 10 feet. The current river forecast calls for the level to be at about 7.7 feet by Sunday.

Flood watch issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Fox River in Kenosha County. As of about 9 p.m., the river as measured at the New Munster gauge was at about 8 feet. The NWS predicts it could reach flood stage of 10 feet by Tuesday afternoon. The watch is expected to be […]

Fox River crests at 11.11 feet; now slowly receding

The Fox River crested at 11.11 feet on Wednesday at about 2:14 p.m. as measured at the New Munster gauge. Since then the river has been slowly receding, standing at 10.94 feet at 4 p.m. Thursday. The river is forecast to drop below flood stage of 10 feet on Monday morning. A flood warning issued […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Kenosha County. The Fox was over action stage of 9 feet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the New Munster gauge — 9.43 feet to be exact. The river is forecast to be over flood stage of 10 feet by early afternoon […]

Flood warning issued; Fox River on the rise

Our recent burst of wet weather has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood warning for about the southern half of the state, including Kenosha County. The warning is in effect from 7 p.m. Sunday to 10 a.m. Monday. The level of the Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, is […]

Fox River a foot above flood stage

The Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, is about a foot over flood stage. The river was at 11.32 feet at 6:45 a.m. Sunday. Flood stage is 10 feet. A flood warning is in effect. Minor flooding may be taking place at this level. The forecast is for the river to remain […]

Fox River approaching flood stage

We’ve all been enjoying the warm weather and sunshine today, but the prime conditions for snow melt and frozen ground are driving up the level of the Fox River. Consequently, the National Weather Service has issued a hydrologic outlook for the Fox effective until further notice. The Fox River at the New Munster measuring station […]

Fox River back over flood stage

The rains of Tuesday and today have caused the Fox River to rise quickly back over flood stage, reversing what had been a trend of receding levels as measured at the New Munster gauge. The most recent observation at 7 a.m. today has the river at 11.18 feet. At 7:15 a.m, Tuesday, the river was […]

Flood warning in effect for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. At 3 p.m. Saturday, the river was at 9.1 feet at the New Munster gauge. The river is forecast to be rise above flood stage of 10 feet by midnight tomorrow and continue to rise through the week. […]

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