"Alert" River Conditions Based on Local Action Settings for Illinois WFOs
This page provides access to observed and forecast river conditions in RSS/XML
feeds/format. Comments and feedback
are welcome. A Product Description Document
is also available.
Note: The alerts utilize both observations and forecast information (where available). Forecasts are available at select river locations where data histories and forecast procedures make them possible. This RSS feed is based on the original development efforts of John Yagecic of the Delaware River Basin Commission.
To subscribe to one of our RSS feeds below, copy the URL (web address) of the content you are interested in and insert this to your newsreader (RSS reader) or aggregator (usually as an "add feed" option).
Return to RSS Home
RSS is an XML based document format for syndicating news and other timely news-like information. It provides headlines, URLs to the source document and brief description information in an easy to understand and use format. RSS based "News Readers" and "News Aggregators" allow the display of RSS headlines on workstation desktops. Software libraries exist to read the RSS format and present RSS headlines on webpages and other online applications.
These NWS supplied RSS documents use the RSS 2.0 format. Each RSS item links to the html/web documents described above. Additional technical information is available from the following non-US Government website:
RSS 2.0 Specification
A non-US Government maintained list of RSS readers, aggregators and related software:
on this service will be accepted until July 31, 2007. Your feedback will help determine the future of this product.