Latest hydrologic river stages/flood forecasts across the Chicago area

Rainfall the past 24-hours has ranged from 3 to 4-inches far south to about an inch to 1 and a half inches  far north portion. Rivers area-wide are on the rise with moderate flooding expected on segments of the Illinois River, the Fox, the East Branch of the DuPage, the Des Plaines, and the Little Calumet Rivers. Minor flooding is expected on segments of several other rivers as noted in the stage/flood summary below.


Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

Location             Flood    Stage  Time      24-hr   Flood
                     Stage    Today            Change Forecast

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago Albany Ave   7.0       4.55  07 AM Sun   3.10

Des Plaines River
Russell              7.0       4.95  06 AM Sun   0.55 Minor
Gurnee               7.0       4.68  06 AM Sun   0.92 Minor
Lincolnshire        12.5       9.46  07 AM Sun   1.20
Des Plaines         15.0      12.41  07 AM Sun   2.57 Minor
River Forest        16.0      10.94  07 AM Sun   4.60
Riverside            7.0       6.22  07 AM Sun   2.83 Moderate

Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater  9.5       8.36  06 AM Sun   0.50 Minor
Montgomery          13.0      13.16  07 AM Sun   0.94 Minor
Dayton              12.0      12.97  07 AM Sun   4.88 Moderate

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook         19.5      20.17  07 AM Sun   4.85 Moderate

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville         11.5      10.57  07 AM Sun   2.72 Minor

Du Page River
Plainfield          12.0          M  M              M
Shorewood            6.5       6.00  07 AM Sun   3.29 Minor

Iroquois River
Rensselaer          12.0       6.10  06 AM Sun   0.50
Foresman            18.0       9.82  07 AM Sun   0.41
Chebanse            16.0       5.48  07 AM Sun   0.25
Iroquois            18.0       9.67  07 AM Sun  -0.19 Minor

Sugar Creek
Milford             18.0       7.51  07 AM Sun   1.72 Minor

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge        10.0       5.72  07 AM Sun   0.01
Kouts               11.0       6.48  07 AM Sun  -0.03
Shelby               9.0       7.48  07 AM Sun  -0.07 Minor
Momence              5.0       2.85  07 AM Sun   0.03
Wilmington           6.5       2.82  07 AM Sun   0.43

Thorn Creek
Thornton            10.0       7.55  06 AM Sun   4.52

Hart Ditch
Dyer                12.0       3.55  07 AM Sun   1.28

Little Calumet River
Munster             12.0       7.80  07 AM Sun   2.34 Moderate
South Holland       16.5      11.06  06 AM Sun   5.37

Mazon River
Coal City           12.0       6.96  07 AM Sun   4.77 Minor

Vermilion River
Pontiac             14.0       4.14  07 AM Sun   0.20
Leonore             16.0      16.49  07 AM Sun  11.38 Minor

Upper Illinois River
Morris              16.0      13.03  07 AM Sun   7.01 Moderate
Ottawa             463.0     462.68  06 AM Sun   2.83 Moderate
La Salle            20.0      21.80  07 AM Sun   6.14 Moderate

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb             10.0       6.96  07 AM Sun   3.24

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere            9.0       4.16  07 AM Sun   0.87
Perryville          12.0       8.35  06 AM Sun   0.88 Minor

Pecatonica River
Shirland            12.0       9.22  07 AM Sun   0.26

Rock River
Rockton             10.0       7.19  06 AM Sun   0.16
Rockford            9.0       3.57  06 AM Sun   0.02
Byron               13.0       9.96  07 AM Sun   0.57
Dixon               16.0      11.84  06 AM Sun   0.45