Fox River crest forecast downgraded; flood warning continues

The National Weather Service has downgraded its forecast for a crest of the Fox River from recent flooding at the New Munster gauge.

The latest NWS forecast calls for a crest of 14 feet, about six inches lower than the previous crest forecast. A crest of 14 feet would be the fifth highest on record. The crest is now expected to be reached in the very early morning hours of Sunday.

A flood warning remains in effect.

At 6 p.m., the river was measuring at 13.38 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet.


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