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Fox River level dropping slowly

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge appears to be on a very slow retreat from a crest reached earlier this week. The river slipped under flood stage of 11 feet very early Wednesday morning. As of 5 p.m., Friday it was at 10.4 feet. The current National Weather Service forecast for […]

Fox River over flood stage

The Fox River is over flood stage, as measured at the New Munster gauge. The river exceeded flood stage early Monday morning, measuring at 11.02 at 2:45 a.m. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 5 a.m., the river was at 11.09 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning continues. The latest forecast for the river […]

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 […]

Fox River below flood stage

The Fox River has receded back under flood stage, as measured at the New Munster gauge. The river slipped under flood stage of 11 feet on Monday night. As of 7 p.m., the river was at 10.94 feet. The next most likely chances for rain are Saturday and Monday, says the latest, local National Weather […]

Fox River under 12 feet; flood warning still in effect

The Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, has slipped below 12 feet, but it drop may flatten some by recent rain. As of 5 p.m., Friday, the river was at 11.7 feet. Flood stage is 11.57 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. With some more rain, the river’s […]

Fox River slips under 13 feet; flood warning remains in effect

The Fox River has slipped under 13 feet on its slow retreat. At 5 a.m., the river was measuring at 12.94 feet at the New Munster gauge. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The current NWS forecast calls for the river to take its time receding below flood stage of 11 feet. […]

Fox River crests; receding slowly

The Fox River appears to have crested and is receding slowly. The river crested Friday morning at 13.63 feet. At 7 p.m., the river was measuring at 13.55 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. There is more rain in the latest, […]

Fox River still rising; flood watch remains in effect

The Fox River continues to rise toward a noteworthy crest. At 6 p.m., the river was measuring at 13.49 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A flood warning remains in effect. The river is expected to reach a crest of 13.9 feet Friday evening, says the current National Weather Service […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River. The river has risen about 1 foot over the last 24 hours. As of 7 a.m. it was measuring at 10.9 feet, as measured at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast calls for the river to […]

Fox River steadily receding

After a forecast of a over flood stage crest, the Fox River in the last couple of days has been steadily receding. As of 6 p.m., the river was at 9.77 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Fox River forecast for another crest above flood stage

A rainy weekend has the National Weather Service forecasting the Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, cresting again above flood stage this week. The river had been receding and dropped below flood stage of 11 feet on Friday morning. Rain Saturday and Sunday has reversed that trend and the river has been […]

Fox River under flood stage; flood warning removed

The Fox River has dropped under flood stage and the National Weather Service has cancelled a flood warning for the river. The river as measured at the New Munster gauge dropped below flood stage of 11 feet Friday morning. At 2 p.m., the river was at 10.84 feet. There is more rain in the local […]

Fox River continues to recede; flood warning still in effect

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge remains about a foot over flood stage Tuesday, though it continues to recede. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. As of 6 p.m., Tuesday the river was at 12.17 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast calls for the river […]

Fox River receding; flood warning remains in effect

The Fox River is receding after cresting Saturday night. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The river crested with a reading of 13.15 feet at 9:30 p.m., Saturday at the New Munster gauge. At 6 p.m., Sunday, the Fox was at 12.96 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast for […]

Fox River approaching 13 feet; flood warning in effect

The latest National Weather Service forecast for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County is calling for a crest over 13 feet. The latest crest is projected to come at 13.3 feet by early Sunday morning as measured at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 8 a.m., Saturday, the river was […]

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 9:30 a.m. Typically, flood warnings are issued here related to the level of the Fox RIver, but the text of this warning is more general and includes mentions of areas not affected by the Fox directly. It […]

Fox River back under flood stage; flood warning removed

The National Weather Service has removed a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County as the river level as measured at the New Munster Gauge has slipped below flood stage of 11 feet. The river first registered as under flood stage just before 1 a.m., Wednesday. As of the 2 p.m. reading, […]

Fox River on the rise again; flood warning remains in effect

The Fox River is on the rise again. The river, as measured at the New Munster Gauge, was at 11.89 feet as of 7 p.m., Sunday. Flood stage is 11 feet. That was an increase from 11.48 feet about 24 hours earlier. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The river has been […]

Fox River crest forecast adjusted upward — a lot

As Friday progressed, the National Weather Service forecast for the crest of Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge has increased substantially. The river is now forecast to reach 14.5 feet Saturday evening. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 7 p.m, the river was at 11.91 feet. A level over 14 feet is […]

Fox River spikes over flood stage; Flood and flash flood warnings in place

The Fox River made a dramatic spike Thursday, topping flood stage and prompting a flood warning from the National Weather Service. At 1 a.m., Thursday, the river — as measured at the New Munster Gauge — was at 9.47 feet. By 8:45 p.m., the river had reached 11.03 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. More […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge is over flood stage. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning. At 10 a.m., Friday, the river was at 11.5 feet. The river first exceeded flood stage of 11 feet Thursday evening. After days of on and off rain, the river level spiked […]

Fox River forecast to exceed flood stage this week

The current National Weather Service forecast for the Fox River calls for the river to be over flood stage by late this week, after another round of over an inch of rain starting Tuesday night and continuing into Thursday. The river, as measured at the New Munster Gauge, is expected to exceed flood stage of […]

Fox River on the rise

The Fox River is rising fast, but as of Tuesday afternoon it is forecast by the National Weather Service to fall short of reaching flood stage. At 4:45 p.m., Monday, the river was at 8.36 feet as measured at the New Munster Gauge. At 3 p.m., Tuesday, the river had reached 9.2 feet. Flood stage […]

Fox River down below flood stage; flood warning removed

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster Gauge has dropped down below flood stage for the first time since March 13. The river was measured at 10.99 feet at  9 p.m., Sunday. At 7 p.m., Monday the river was at 10.73 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. The NWS flood warning has been […]

Fox River forecast to be below flood stage Sunday

The current National Weather Service forecast for the Fox Rvier as measured at the New Munster Gauge has the river dipping below flood stage Sunday morning. The river was at 11.63 feet at 2 p.m., Friday. Flood stage is 11 feet. A flood warning remains in effect. ShareTweet0 Shares

Fox River slips below 12 feet; flood warning remains in effect

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster Gauge has slipped below 12 feet and continues to recede. At 10 a.m., the river was at 11.8 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. A NWS flood warning remains in effect. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for some dry days ahead, which should […]

Fox River slowly receding; flood warning continues

The Fox River is still receding, but at a slow pace. At 4 a.m., Wednesday the river as measured at the New Munster Gauge was at 12.03 feet. That’s just about a quarter of a foot lower than it was at 8 p.m., Monday. A flood warning remains in effect. The current National Weather Service forecast […]

Fox River recedes to near 12 feet; Flood warning still in effect

The Fox River is still receding, reaching 12.29 feet as of 8 p.m., Monday as measured at the New Munster gauge. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. That downward trend is expected to continue with only a slight chance of precipitation on Wednesday in the latest, local NWS forecast through Sunday. Share10Tweet10 […]

Fox River under 13 feet; flood warning continues

The Fox River has slipped below 13 feet. The river at 6 p.m., was at 12.63 feet as measured at the New Munster Gauge. With flood stage being 11 feet, the National Weather Service continues to have a flood warning in effect. With the latest, local NWS forecast showing no precipitation through Saturday, the Fox is […]

Fox River receding; flood warning remains in effect

It appears the Fox River is now receding after reaching a crest of 13.38 feet Friday evening as measured at the New Munster Gauge. At 10 a.m., Saturday the river was measuring at 13.22 feet. Friday’s mark is the seventh highest historic crest recorded at the New Munster Gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A […]

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