Rivers in flood across northern Illinois

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Moderate flooding continues on segments of the Rock River at Rockton and Latham Park as well as on the Pecatonica at Shirland. Minor flooding is occurring on the Des Plaines River at Russell and Gurnee where the river is expected to fall below flood Monday. The Fox River at Montgomery and Algonquin and the Rock River at Byron are in Minor Flood and expected to slowly fall below flood during the week ahead. The portions of these rivers under Flood Warnings are depicted in light green on the headlined map.

Following are 7:30AM stages and latest flood forecasts for Chicago-area rivers issued by the Chicago National Weather Service Forecast Office:

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

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

North Branch Chicago River
Niles                 10.0     2.11  07 AM Sun  -0.46
Chicago (Pulaski Rd)  18.0    11.56  07 AM Sun  -0.37

Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     7.25  06 AM Sun  -0.36 Minor
Gurnee                 7.0     7.29  06 AM Sun  -0.44 Minor
Lincolnshire          12.5    11.17  07 AM Sun  -0.40
Des Plaines           15.0    12.96  07 AM Sun  -0.43
River Forest          16.0     9.82  07 AM Sun  -0.35
Riverside              7.5     4.75  07 AM Sun  -0.16



Fox River
Algonquin Tailwater    9.5    10.38  06 AM Sun  -0.11 Minor
Montgomery            13.0    12.99  07 AM Sun  -0.04 Minor
Dayton                12.0     9.45  07 AM Sun  -0.11

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           19.5    15.23  07 AM Sun  -0.18

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     7.96  07 AM Sun  -0.10

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     7.25  07 AM Sun  -0.14
Shorewood              6.5     2.68  07 AM Sun  -0.11

Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0     4.45  06 AM Sun  -0.22
Foresman              18.0     6.71  07 AM Sun  -0.69
Chebanse              16.0     4.53  07 AM Sun  -0.16
Iroquois              18.0     7.38  07 AM Sun  -0.68



Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0     4.53  07 AM Sun  -0.50

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     5.65  07 AM Sun  -0.51
Kouts                 11.0     6.30  07 AM Sun  -0.48
Shelby                 9.0     7.12  07 AM Sun   0.11
Momence                5.0     2.36  07 AM Sun   0.06
Wilmington             6.5     1.90  07 AM Sun  -0.01

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     3.02  06 AM Sun  -0.12

Hart Ditch
Dyer                  12.0     2.38  07 AM Sun  -0.18



Little Calumet River
Munster               12.0     5.56  07 AM Sun  -0.17
South Holland         16.5     5.90  06 AM Sun  -0.35

Mazon River
Coal City             12.0     0.71  07 AM Sun   0.00

Vermilion River
Pontiac               14.0     3.08  07 AM Sun  -0.12
Leonore               16.0     3.81  07 AM Sun  -0.12

Upper Illinois River
Morris                16.0     6.12  07 AM Sun  -0.10
Ottawa               463.0   459.79  06 AM Sun  -0.10
La Salle              20.0    14.65  07 AM Sun  -0.39

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb               10.0     3.24  07 AM Sun  -0.06

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0     4.00  06 AM Sun  -0.56
Perryville            12.0     8.08  06 AM Sun  -0.38

Pecatonica River
Shirland              12.0    14.92  07 AM Sun  -0.12 Moderate

Rock River
Rockton               10.0    11.90  06 AM Sun  -0.16 Moderate
Latham Park           10.0        M  M              M Moderate
Rockford (Auburn St)   9.0     5.96  07 AM Sun  -0.14
Byron                 13.0    13.52  07 AM Sun  -0.26 Minor
Dixon                 16.0    15.04  06 AM Sun  -0.20

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