Hydrologic Outlook which is in effect on Tuesday at 11:44 AM until Wednesday at 12:00 PM. ...Threat For River Ice Jams Continues Next Few Days... Very Cold Temperatures Will Continue Today Through Thursday, Bringing Favorable Conditions For Rapid River Ice Formation And Ice Jams. Many Rivers In Northern Illinois Have Already Seen Increases In Ice Concentration And A Few Minor Ice Jams. Although Confidence In The Exact Timing And Location Of Potential Ice Jams Is Low, Temperatures And River Levels Will Be Consistent With Past Periods Of Time When Ice Jams Have Occurred. The Highest Threat Of Ice Jams Is On The Rock, Fox, And Kankakee Rivers. This Outlook Means That Elevated Water Levels And Potential Impacts Are Possible, But Not Yet Certain. Persons Along Area Rivers Should Closely Monitor Forecasts Including The Possibility Of Flood Watches, Warnings, And Advisories. An Update To This Outlook Is Expected To Be Issued Tomorrow.



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The Illinois Radio League is an organization dedicated to the advancement of amateur radio. Organized in February of 2010, the primary objective of our educational department is to expand, promote, and educate citizen interest in radio.

The education department is implementing it’s technician/general/extra courses throughout the year. The classes will be instructed by licensed amateur radio operators.

Our goal is to continue the educational classes and prepare you for the wonderful world of amateur radio.

Emergency Communications

  • Weather / Skywarn
  • Mobile Deployment
  • EOC Development

Amateur Services

  • Education
  • Technician/General/Extra Classes
  • Testing
  • 2 Meter repeater system