Chicago-area Hydrologic River stage/Flood Forecasts

Most rivers across the Chicago area are falling. Shown in green on the highlighted map, Minor Flooding is expected to continue for the segment of the Illinois River at LaSalle, affecting Bureau, LaSalle and Putnam Counties. That segment of the river is forecast to fall below flood later Thursday.

Below is a listing of Chicago-area river stages issued earlier today by the Chicago National Weather Service Forecast Office along with their Flood Forecasts…

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Tue May 16 2017

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago Albany Ave   7.0       1.49  07 AM Tue  -0.09

Des Plaines River
Russell              7.0       3.97  06 AM Tue  -0.19
Gurnee               7.0       3.57  06 AM Tue  -0.19
Lincolnshire        12.5       8.09  07 AM Tue  -0.24
Des Plaines         15.0       9.78  07 AM Tue  -0.23
River Forest        16.0       6.25  07 AM Tue  -0.47
Riverside            7.0       3.50  07 AM Tue  -0.16

Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater  9.5       7.78  06 AM Tue  -0.18
Montgomery          13.0      12.33  07 AM Tue  -0.08
Dayton              12.0       8.89  07 AM Tue  -0.19

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook         19.5      15.69  07 AM Tue  -0.41

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville         11.5       7.90  06 AM Tue  -0.09

Du Page River
Plainfield          12.0       7.48  07 AM Tue  -0.18
Shorewood            6.5       3.01  07 AM Tue  -0.13

Iroquois River
Rensselaer          12.0       5.87  06 AM Tue  -0.36
Foresman            18.0      11.23  07 AM Tue  -1.12
Chebanse            16.0       7.53  07 AM Tue  -1.09
Iroquois            18.0      12.43  07 AM Tue  -1.22

Sugar Creek
Milford             18.0       7.14  07 AM Tue  -0.76

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge        10.0       7.05  07 AM Tue  -0.39
Kouts               11.0       7.87  07 AM Tue  -0.40
Shelby               9.0       8.92  07 AM Tue  -0.25
Momence              5.0       3.28  07 AM Tue  -0.07
Wilmington           6.5       3.18  07 AM Tue  -0.35

Thorn Creek
Thornton            10.0       3.21  06 AM Tue  -0.07

Hart Ditch
Dyer                12.0       2.46  07 AM Tue  -0.15

Little Calumet River
Munster             12.0       5.74  07 AM Tue  -0.24
South Holland       16.5       6.09  05 AM Tue  -0.26

Mazon River
Coal City           12.0       2.95  07 AM Tue  -0.22

Vermilion River
Pontiac             14.0       4.52  07 AM Tue  -0.23
Leonore             16.0       6.26  07 AM Tue  -0.46

Upper Illinois River
Morris              16.0       8.14  07 AM Tue  -0.98
Ottawa             463.0     460.22  06 AM Tue  -0.34
La Salle            20.0      21.87  07 AM Tue  -0.47 Minor

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb             10.0       4.22  07 AM Tue  -0.16

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere            9.0       3.70  07 AM Tue  -0.23
Perryville          12.0       8.20  06 AM Tue  -0.24

Pecatonica River
Shirland            12.0       9.28  07 AM Tue  -0.24

Rock River
Rockton             10.0       7.06  06 AM Tue  -0.08
Latham Park         10.0       7.70  07 AM Tue   0.09
Rockford             9.0       3.81  07 AM Tue   0.38
Byron               13.0       9.84  07 AM Tue  -0.17
Dixon               16.0      11.85  06 AM Tue  -0.31