Chicago-area Hydrologic River stage/Flood Forecasts

With the two-day heavy 2 to 5-inch-plus rains behind us, rivers across the entire Chicago-area are on the rise with many segments in minor flood or flooding imminent. Several other rivers are under Flood Advisories – nearing bankfull, but expected to crest below flood. Moderate flooding is expected on the East Branch of the DuPage River at Bolingbrook affecting Will County, the Illinois River at LaSalle affecting Bureau, LaSalle and Putnam Counties, the Fox River at Dayton affecting LaSalle County, and the DuPage River at Shorewood affecting Will County.



Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Mon May 1 2017

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago Albany Ave   7.0       5.44  07 AM Mon   0.89 Advisory

Des Plaines River
Russell              7.0       6.44  06 AM Mon   1.47 Minor
Gurnee               7.0       7.00  06 AM Mon   2.32 Minor
Lincolnshire        12.5      11.89  07 AM Mon   2.41 Minor
Des Plaines         15.0      14.95  07 AM Mon   2.53 Minor
River Forest        16.0      12.66  07 AM Mon   1.72 Advisory
Riverside            7.0       7.21  07 AM Mon   1.01 Minor

Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater  9.5       9.14  06 AM Mon   0.78 Minor
Montgomery          13.0      13.74  07 AM Mon   0.58 Minor
Dayton              12.0      14.09  07 AM Mon   1.06 Moderate

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook         19.5      21.72  07 AM Mon   1.49 Moderate

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville         11.5      12.56  07 AM Mon   1.99 Minor

Du Page River
Plainfield          12.0          M  M              M Minor
Shorewood            6.5       7.82  07 AM Mon   1.80 Moderate

Iroquois River
Rensselaer          12.0       9.55  06 AM Mon   3.42 Advisory
Foresman            18.0      14.51  07 AM Mon   4.65 Advisory
Chebanse            16.0       8.33  07 AM Mon   2.85
Iroquois            18.0      14.84  07 AM Mon   5.17 Minor

Sugar Creek
Milford             18.0      17.32  07 AM Mon   9.81 Minor

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge        10.0       6.59  07 AM Mon   0.87
Kouts               11.0       7.50  07 AM Mon   1.02
Shelby               9.0       8.26  07 AM Mon   0.78 Minor
Momence              5.0       3.41  07 AM Mon   0.56
Wilmington           6.5       3.93  07 AM Mon   1.10 Advisory

Thorn Creek
Thornton            10.0       8.14  06 AM Mon   0.57

Hart Ditch
Dyer                12.0       5.14  07 AM Mon   1.59

Little Calumet River
Munster             12.0       9.94  07 AM Mon   2.14
South Holland       16.5      12.29  06 AM Mon   1.17

Mazon River
Coal City           12.0      10.41  07 AM Mon   3.41 Advisory

Vermilion River
Pontiac             14.0       8.17  07 AM Mon   4.04
Leonore             16.0      18.23  07 AM Mon   1.72 Minor

Upper Illinois River
Morris              16.0      15.99  07 AM Mon   2.88 Minor
Ottawa             463.0     465.00  06 AM Mon   2.22 Minor
La Salle            20.0      25.28  07 AM Mon   3.47 Moderate

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb             10.0       7.51  07 AM Mon   0.53

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere            9.0       5.56  07 AM Mon   1.38 Advisory
Perryville          12.0      10.35  06 AM Mon   1.99

Pecatonica River
Shirland            12.0       9.86  07 AM Mon   0.64

Rock River
Rockton             10.0       7.65  06 AM Mon   0.47
Rockford             9.0       3.87  06 AM Mon   0.30
Byron               13.0      11.23  07 AM Mon   1.27 Advisory
Dixon               16.0      13.02  06 AM Mon   1.14 Advisory