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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 […]

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 […]

Fox River rising sharply; flood warning continues

The Fox River, true to its forecast, is rising fast, having increased 1.47 feet in about the last 24 hours. At 2 p.m., the river as measured at the New Munster gauge is at 12.49 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet, which was reached Wednesday afternoon. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. […]

Fox River tops flood stage; flood warning continues

The Fox River has topped flood stage of 11 feet as of Wednesday afternoon as measured at the New Munster Gauge. At 7 p.m., the river was at 11.29 feet and projected to raise rapidly over the next few days. A crest of 15 feet is forecast by the National Weather Service for Saturday morning. […]

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood waning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The start of a period of rain and warmer temperatures spurring snow melt has increased run-off has the Fox as measured at the New Munster Gauge on the rise again.  At 1:30 p.m., Tuesday the river was at […]

Flood watch issued for Fox River

A flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river is expected to rise rapidly starting Wednesday afternoon, cresting at 14.9 feet Saturday morning. If that level is reached, it would be the third highest crest recorded and the highest since the record crest […]

River forecast calls for Fox to top flood stage this week

The Fox River should top flood stage — and then some — this week, says the latest National Weather Service forecast for the river as measured at the New Munster Gauge. The river is forecast to reach flood stage of 11 feet by 7 p.m., Wednesday. A crest of 12.9 feet is expected by Saturday […]

Fox River up and down just under flood stage

The level of the Fox River has been up and down over the past 48 hours or so as measured by the National Weather Service New Munster gauge. That mild roller coaster effect is happening just below official flood stage of 100 feet. The official flood stage is 11 feet. The highest level in the […]

Fox River receding before topping flood stage; flood warning still in effect

The National Weather Service has a flood warning in effect for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County, but the river appears to be receding before hitting flood stage. Flood stage is 11 feet. The river was measured at the New Munster gauge at 10.86 feet at 3:45 a.m., Monday, but since then readings have […]

Flood advisory issued

Typically a flood advisory in our area has to do with the Fox River, but the National Weather Service has issued a different kind of flood advisory Saturday for our area. This advisory is for 20 counties in Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The NWS flood advisory cites the main concern for this event to be: […]

Fox River forecast to flood early next week

The National Weather Service has issued a forecast for the Fox River that has the river exceeding flood stage by Monday. Rain forecast for this weekend and melting snow on the ground are expected to contribute to the rise, a hyrdologic outlook issued by the NWS says. The forecast calls for the river to crest […]

Fox River under flood stage; flood warning removed

The National Weather Service has removed a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river dipped under flood stage of 11 feet very early Monday morning. At 8 p.m., the river was measuring at 10.77 feet. ShareTweet0 Shares

Fox River over flood stage but receding; flood warning in effect

A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County while the river’s level is receding. The river, as measured at the New Munster gauge, is at 11.3 feet as of 6 p.m., Saturday. Crest of 11.66 feet was reached at 8:15 a.m., Friday. Flood stage is 11 […]

Fox River still on the rise; flood warning in effect

The Fox River continues to inch toward flood stage Wednesday. The National Weather Service has a flood warning in effect. At 6 p.m., the river was measuring at 10.98 at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current river forecast calls for the river the crest right at 11 feet around midnight, […]

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. At 11 a.m., Tuesday the river is measuring at 10.34 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current NWS river forecast calls for a crest of 11.5 feet on Thursday morning. Share22Tweet22 Shares

Flood warning canceled for Fox River

The National Weather Service flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County has been canceled, with the river below flood stage again. As of 7 a.m. the river was at 10.58 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The river had been under flood warning since Oct. […]

Fox River drops below flood stage

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge has dropped below flood stage. At 7 a.m., the river was at 10.98 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect, at least for now. It was last updated at 3 a.m., when the river was still over […]

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