river ice spotters neede in northern illionis

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river ice spotters neede in northern illionis

he National Weather Service office in Romeoville is looking for volunteers to be river ice spotters on the Kankakee , Fox , Du Page , Des Plaines , Rock and Pecatonica Rivers. Spotters on other rivers are welcome to participate . 


 They do not want you to get on the ice , all oberservations must be made from a stable location .


 You will recieve training materials . Internet  access is required as all reports must be submittted by 9 AM Monday morning ,  This program runs fr om 12- t hr 3-31 .


Please contact Andrew Krein at  andrewkrein@noaa.gov or call 815-34-1435 8AM to 8PM .


 Please include


Name, Address, Phone # ,and email . Do so asap as training materials should come out in early November . 


  This is an opportunity to help get flood warnings out to your area for flooding due to ice .

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I have a good friend that lives on the Pec. I remember hearing the ice forming late at night. The next day it was frozen over.



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Now, that's definitely a deep

Now, that's definitely a deep freeze.