Remaining rivers in flood expected to drop below flood levels Friday

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Rivers Chicago area-wide were in a steady fall Thursday. Segments of the Des Plaines River at Gurnee and Des Plaines and the Fox River at Algonquin and Montgomery in minor flood (green-shaded areas on the headlined map) were forecast to fall below flood by midday Friday.

Latest river stages/flood forecasts:

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Thu May 24 2018

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago Albany Ave   7.0          M  M              M

Des Plaines River
Russell              7.0       6.96  06 AM Thu  -0.07
Gurnee               7.0       7.54  06 AM Thu  -0.44 Minor
Lincolnshire        12.5      12.32  07 AM Thu  -0.68
Des Plaines         15.0      15.18  07 AM Thu  -0.84 Minor
River Forest        16.0      12.75  07 AM Thu  -0.75
Riverside            7.5       6.70  07 AM Thu  -0.46



Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater  9.5       9.65  06 AM Thu  -0.11 Minor
Montgomery          13.0      13.07  07 AM Thu  -0.18 Minor
Dayton              12.0      10.48  07 AM Thu  -0.84

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook         19.5      16.57  07 AM Thu  -1.61

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville         11.5       8.75  07 AM Thu  -0.93

Du Page River
Plainfield          12.0       8.58  07 AM Thu  -1.33
Shorewood            6.5       3.66  07 AM Thu  -0.92

Iroquois River
Rensselaer          12.0       4.32  06 AM Thu  -0.08
Foresman            18.0       6.27  07 AM Thu  -0.17
Chebanse            16.0       3.90  07 AM Thu  -0.08
Iroquois            18.0       6.37  07 AM Thu  -0.18



Sugar Creek
Milford             18.0       4.10  07 AM Thu  -0.11

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge        10.0       6.44  07 AM Thu  -0.19
Kouts               11.0       7.10  07 AM Thu  -0.16
Shelby               9.0       7.89  07 AM Thu  -0.24
Momence              5.0       2.74  07 AM Thu  -0.10
Wilmington           6.5       2.08  07 AM Thu  -0.05

Thorn Creek
Thornton            10.0       3.08  06 AM Thu  -0.13

Hart Ditch
Dyer                12.0       2.32  07 AM Thu  -0.18



Little Calumet River
Munster             12.0       5.84  07 AM Thu  -0.11
South Holland       16.5       5.86  06 AM Thu  -0.42

Mazon River
Coal City           12.0       2.20  07 AM Thu  -0.27

Vermilion River
Pontiac             14.0       3.37  07 AM Thu  -0.03
Leonore             16.0       4.74  07 AM Thu  -0.27

Upper Illinois River
Morris              16.0       7.97  07 AM Thu  -0.40
Ottawa             463.0     460.66  06 AM Thu  -0.15
La Salle            20.0      17.70  07 AM Thu  -0.23

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb             10.0       4.44  07 AM Thu  -0.27

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere            9.0       4.08  07 AM Thu  -0.14
Perryville          12.0       8.67  06 AM Thu  -0.27

Pecatonica River
Shirland            12.0       8.10  07 AM Thu   0.02

Rock River
Rockton             10.0       7.17  06 AM Thu  -0.08
Latham Park         10.0       7.62  07 AM Thu  -0.08
Rockford             9.0       3.52  07 AM Thu  -0.05
Byron               13.0       9.96  07 AM Thu  -0.10
Dixon               16.0      11.92  06 AM Thu  -0.01
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