Thursday Chicago-area Hydrologic River Stage/Flood Forecasts and Advisories

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Chicago-area Rivers and streams are on the rise Thursday due to heavy rains of 1 to 3-inches during the past 48-hours. Many Rivers are in Flood and while Flood Advisories have been issued for segments that are running at or fast-approaching bankfull (see green-shaded rivers depicted on the highlighted map). Following is a list of Chicago-area river stages and flood forecasts issued by the Chicago National Weather Service Forecast Office…

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago Albany Ave   7.0       4.71  07 AM Thu   1.63 Advisory

Des Plaines River
Russell              7.0       7.61  06 AM Thu   0.08 Minor
Gurnee               7.0       8.41  06 AM Thu   0.31 Minor
Lincolnshire        12.5      13.00  07 AM Thu   0.81 Minor
Des Plaines         15.0      15.61  07 AM Thu   1.47 Minor
River Forest        16.0      12.61  07 AM Thu   1.63 Advisory
Riverside            7.0       6.66  07 AM Thu   1.23 Minor

Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater  9.5       9.22  06 AM Thu   0.38 
Montgomery          13.0      13.05  06 AM Thu   0.38 Minor
Dayton              12.0      11.67  07 AM Thu   1.78 Minor

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook         19.5      19.25  07 AM Thu   3.06 Minor



West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville         11.5       9.93  06 AM Thu   1.62

Du Page River
Plainfield          12.0       9.90  07 AM Thu   1.95 Advisory
Shorewood            6.5       4.49  07 AM Thu   1.16

Iroquois River
Rensselaer          12.0       9.14  04 AM Thu   3.01 Advisory
Foresman            18.0      14.00  07 AM Thu   2.97 Advisory
Chebanse            16.0      10.67  07 AM Thu   2.49
Iroquois            18.0      15.13  07 AM Thu   3.02 Minor

Sugar Creek
Milford             18.0      14.93  07 AM Thu   5.42 Minor

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge        10.0       8.57  07 AM Thu   0.26 Minor
Kouts               11.0       9.59  07 AM Thu   0.40 Minor
Shelby               9.0      10.25  07 AM Thu   0.08 Moderate
Momence              5.0       4.76  07 AM Thu   0.89 Minor
Wilmington           6.5       4.60  07 AM Thu   0.95 Advisory



Thorn Creek
Thornton            10.0       8.93  06 AM Thu   4.97 Minor

Hart Ditch
Dyer                12.0       6.92  07 AM Thu   3.71

Little Calumet River
Munster             12.0      11.34  07 AM Thu   4.15 Advisory
South Holland       16.5      13.29  05 AM Thu   4.90

Mazon River
Coal City           12.0       7.30  07 AM Thu   3.48



Vermilion River
Pontiac             14.0       8.77  07 AM Thu   3.39
Leonore             16.0      13.78  07 AM Thu   4.60

Upper Illinois River
Morris              16.0      12.89  07 AM Thu   2.89 Advisory
Ottawa             463.0     462.20  06 AM Thu   1.14 Minor
La Salle            20.0      22.01  07 AM Thu   0.93 Minor

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb             10.0       6.36  07 AM Thu      M

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere            9.0       5.20  07 AM Thu   0.51
Perryville          12.0       9.70  06 AM Thu   0.62

Pecatonica River
Shirland            12.0       9.82  07 AM Thu   0.30

Rock River
Rockton             10.0       7.50  06 AM Thu   0.23
Rockford            9.0       3.78  07 AM Thu   0.01
Byron               13.0      10.52  07 AM Thu   0.49 Advisory
Dixon               16.0      12.57  06 AM Thu   0.47