Friday Chicago-area river stages and flood forecasts

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Across the Chicago-area some rivers are still rising while others have crested and are in a very flow fall. Flood Warnings for Minor to Moderate Flooding continue on segments of the Iroquois, Kankakee, Des Plaines, Illinois rivers and Sugar Creek. Flood Advisories have been issued for segments of the Illinois, Iroquois, Kankakee, the North Branch of the Chicago and the Rock Rivers where the rivers are approaching/near or at bankfull – very close or forecast to crest just below flood. Rivers in flood or under a Flood Advisory are shaded in light green on the highlighted map.

Below is a summary of river stages and segments under Flood Warning/Advisories prepared 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       5.04  07 AM Fri   0.33 Advisory

Des Plaines River
Russell              7.0       7.59  06 AM Fri  -0.02 Minor
Gurnee               7.0       8.30  06 AM Fri  -0.11 Minor
Lincolnshire        12.5      13.05  07 AM Fri   0.04 Minor
Des Plaines         15.0      15.60  07 AM Fri  -0.03 Minor
River Forest        16.0      13.03  07 AM Fri   0.42
Riverside            7.0       6.79  07 AM Fri   0.13

Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater  9.5       9.25  06 AM Fri   0.04
Montgomery          13.0      12.95  07 AM Fri  -0.10
Dayton              12.0      11.36  07 AM Fri  -0.30



East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook         19.5      18.71  07 AM Fri  -0.54

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville         11.5       9.54  07 AM Fri  -0.38

Du Page River
Plainfield          12.0       9.83  07 AM Fri  -0.08
Shorewood            6.5       4.70  07 AM Fri   0.19

Iroquois River
Rensselaer          12.0      11.14  06 AM Fri   1.52 Advisory
Foresman            18.0      16.79  07 AM Fri   2.72 Advisory
Chebanse            16.0      12.24  07 AM Fri   1.53
Iroquois            18.0      17.67  07 AM Fri   2.54 Minor

Sugar Creek
Milford             18.0      18.49  07 AM Fri   3.56 Minor



Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge        10.0       9.44  07 AM Fri   0.87 Minor
Kouts               11.0      10.58  07 AM Fri   0.99 Minor
Shelby               9.0      11.17  07 AM Fri   0.90 Moderate
Momence              5.0       4.99  07 AM Fri   0.22 Advisory
Wilmington           6.5       5.63  07 AM Fri   0.99 Advisory

Thorn Creek
Thornton            10.0       8.30  06 AM Fri  -0.78

Hart Ditch
Dyer                12.0       4.98  07 AM Fri  -1.94

Little Calumet River
Munster             12.0      10.75  07 AM Fri  -0.59
South Holland       16.5      13.16  06 AM Fri  -0.25



Mazon River
Coal City           12.0       6.64  07 AM Fri  -0.69

Vermilion River
Pontiac             14.0      10.27  07 AM Fri   1.49
Leonore             16.0      14.42  07 AM Fri   0.61

Upper Illinois River
Morris              16.0      15.56  07 AM Fri   2.55 Advisory
Ottawa             463.0     463.92  06 AM Fri   1.61 Minor
La Salle            20.0      24.21  07 AM Fri   2.19Minor

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb             10.0          M  M              M

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere            9.0       5.20  07 AM Fri   0.00
Perryville          12.0      10.11  06 AM Fri   0.41

Pecatonica River
Shirland            12.0      10.08  07 AM Fri   0.26

Rock River
Rockton             10.0       7.65  06 AM Fri   0.14
Rockford             9.0       3.87  07 AM Fri   0.09
Byron               13.0      10.75  07 AM Fri   0.23 Advisory
Dixon               16.0      12.86  06 AM Fri   0.27
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