Chicago area Hydrologic river stage/flood forecasts

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Heavy rains the past 24 hours have most rivers across the 
Chicago area on the rise with many in flood. Below is the 
latest compilation of river stages/flood forecasts by the 
Chicago National Weather Service.

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago Albany Ave   7.0       4.17  07 AM Sat  -0.54

Des Plaines River
Russell              7.0       8.04  06 AM Sat  -0.35  Minor
Gurnee               7.0       9.42  06 AM Sat  -0.23 Moderate
Lincolnshire        12.5      14.78  07 AM Sat   0.27 Moderate
Des Plaines         15.0      18.05  07 AM Sat   0.23  Major
River Forest        16.0      15.38  07 AM Sat   0.22  Minor  
Riverside            7.0       7.72  07 AM Sat   0.19 Moderate



Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater  9.5      13.03  06 AM Sat   0.50  Major
Montgomery          13.0      14.01  07 AM Sat   0.10 Moderate
Dayton              12.0      13.39  07 AM Sat   1.95 Moderate

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook         19.5      17.45  07 AM Sat   1.00

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville         11.5       8.92  07 AM Sat  -0.06

Du Page River
Plainfield          12.0       9.22  07 AM Sat   0.91
Shorewood            6.5       4.18  07 AM Sat   0.91

Iroquois River
Rensselaer          12.0       8.67  06 AM Sat   3.52
Foresman            18.0      10.62  07 AM Sat   3.80
Chebanse            16.0       5.65  07 AM Sat   1.92
Iroquois            18.0       8.65  07 AM Sat   2.03



Sugar Creek
Milford             18.0      10.38  07 AM Sat   5.33

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge        10.0       5.90  07 AM Sat   0.92
Kouts               11.0       6.55  07 AM Sat   0.87
Shelby               9.0       7.30  07 AM Sat   1.01
Momence              5.0       3.35  07 AM Sat   1.05
Wilmington           6.5       2.64  07 AM Sat   0.86

Thorn Creek
Thornton            10.0       8.10  06 AM Sat   3.82

Hart Ditch
Dyer                12.0       6.62  07 AM Sat   4.22



Little Calumet River
Munster             12.0      10.06  07 AM Sat   4.05
South Holland       16.5      11.22  06 AM Sat   4.64

Mazon River
Coal City           12.0       5.15  07 AM Sat   3.03

Vermilion River
Pontiac             14.0       3.99  07 AM Sat   0.62
Leonore             16.0       5.27  07 AM Sat   1.06

Upper Illinois River
Morris              16.0      10.03  07 AM Sat   2.52
Ottawa             463.0     461.64  06 AM Sat   1.23
La Salle            20.0      18.42  07 AM Sat   1.72

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb             10.0       5.54  07 AM Sat   1.10

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere            9.0       8.96  07 AM Sat   2.43 Moderate
Perryville          12.0      12.71  06 AM Sat  -0.64  Minor

Pecatonica River
Shirland            12.0      12.25  07 AM Sat   1.33  Major

Rock River
Rockton             10.0       9.14  06 AM Sat   0.71 Moderate
Latham Park         10.0       9.85  07 AM Sat   0.81 Moderate
Rockford             9.0       4.65  07 AM Sat   0.34
Byron               13.0      14.82  07 AM Sat   2.18 Moderate
Dixon               16.0      16.05  06 AM Sat   2.00  Minor