Fox River nearing flood stage; flood warning issued

Rain over the last few days have the Fox River in Western Kenosha County approaching flood stage as measured at the New Munster gauge.

As of 6 p.m., Sunday, the Fox is at 10.61 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning.

The latest local NWS forecast calls for the river to crest at 12.7 feet very early Wednesday morning. There is likely precipitation in the current forecast for Monday night, Tuesday morning and Thursday night and lesser chances Tuesday night, Wednesday, Wednesday night and Thursday.

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