Chicago-area Hydrologic River stage/Flood Forecasts

Many rivers have leveled off and are falling – segments of the Kankakee River at Shelby and the Illinois River at LaSalle remain in minor flood with a flood Advisory in effect at Foresman on the Iroquois River with the stage still above the action level, but not expected to flood.

Below is a listing of Chicago-area river stages earlier today with the Flood Forecasts…

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
752 AM CDT Sun May 7 2017

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago Albany Ave   7.0       2.30  07 AM Sun  -0.57

Des Plaines River
Russell              7.0       6.59  07 AM Sun  -0.32
Gurnee               7.0       6.71  07 AM Sun  -0.41
Lincolnshire        12.5      11.00  07 AM Sun  -0.41
Des Plaines         15.0      12.84  07 AM Sun  -0.56
River Forest        16.0      10.20  07 AM Sun  -0.85
Riverside            7.0       5.11  07 AM Sun  -0.43

Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater  9.5       9.43  07 AM Sun  -0.15
Montgomery          13.0      12.90  07 AM Sun  -0.10
Dayton              12.0      10.09  07 AM Sun  -0.15

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook         19.5      16.28  07 AM Sun  -0.45

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville         11.5       8.32  07 AM Sun  -0.35

Du Page River
Plainfield          12.0      -0.02  07 AM Sun      M
Shorewood            6.5       3.54  07 AM Sun  -0.08

Iroquois River
Rensselaer          12.0       8.96  07 AM Sun  -1.01
Foresman            18.0      16.73  07 AM Sun  -0.47 Advisory
Chebanse            16.0      11.93  07 AM Sun   0.05
Iroquois            18.0      18.22  07 AM Sun  -0.40 Fall Below

Sugar Creek
Milford             18.0      15.33  07 AM Sun  -1.92

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge        10.0       8.80  07 AM Sun   0.24
Kouts               11.0       9.55  07 AM Sun   0.18
Shelby               9.0      10.00  07 AM Sun  -0.02 Minor
Momence              5.0       3.69  07 AM Sun  -0.05
Wilmington           6.5       4.52  07 AM Sun  -0.06

Thorn Creek
Thornton            10.0       3.37  07 AM Sun  -0.16

Hart Ditch
Dyer                12.0       2.71  07 AM Sun  -0.11

Little Calumet River
Munster             12.0       6.22  07 AM Sun  -0.22
South Holland       16.5       6.63  07 AM Sun  -0.38

Mazon River
Coal City           12.0       3.51  07 AM Sun  -0.19

Vermilion River
Pontiac             14.0       5.23  07 AM Sun  -0.53
Leonore             16.0       8.03  07 AM Sun  -0.86

Upper Illinois River
Morris              16.0      11.38  07 AM Sun  -0.26
Ottawa             463.0     461.59  07 AM Sun  -0.09
La Salle            20.0      23.74  07 AM Sun  -0.32 Minor

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb             10.0       4.43  07 AM Sun  -0.36

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere            9.0       3.99  07 AM Sun  -0.47
Perryville          12.0       8.44  07 AM Sun  -0.46

Pecatonica River
Shirland            12.0      10.09  07 AM Sun  -0.28

Rock River
Rockton             10.0       7.75  07 AM Sun  -0.15
Latham Park         10.0       8.14  07 AM Sun  -0.13
Rockford             9.0       3.68  07 AM Sun  -0.10
Byron               13.0      10.33  07 AM Sun  -0.24
Dixon               16.0      12.41  07 AM Sun  -0.28