Minor flooding on a few northeast Illinois rivers

After recent rains, minor flooding is occurring on segments of the Illinois River at LaSalle, the Rock River at Dixon (ice affected), the Pecatonica River at Shirland, and the Des Plaines River at Russell. A few other segments of the Illinois, Kishwaukee, Rock and Fox Rivers are near bankfull and are under a Flood Advisory. Green-shaded rivers on the headlined map are under Warnings or Advisories.

Following is a Hydrologic Summary issued by the Chicago National Weather Service earlier this Monday morning:

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CST Mon Feb 25 2019

Location             Flood    Stage  Time      24-hr Flood Warning/ 
                     Stage    Today            Change Advisory

North Branch Chicago River
Niles                 10.0        M  M              M
Chicago (Pulaski Rd)  18.0    14.69  06 AM Mon   0.92

Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     6.49  06 AM Mon   1.20 MINOR
Gurnee                 7.0     5.67  06 AM Mon   0.61
Lincolnshire          12.5    10.10  06 AM Mon   0.62
Des Plaines           15.0    12.70  06 AM Mon   0.27
River Forest          16.0     9.97  06 AM Mon   1.01
Riverside              7.5     5.52  06 AM Mon   0.37



Fox River
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5     7.41  06 AM Mon  -0.49
Montgomery            13.0    12.82  06 AM Mon   0.00 ADVISORY
Dayton                12.0    10.92  06 AM Mon  -0.20

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           19.5    17.36  06 AM Mon  -1.45

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     9.23  06 AM Mon  -0.77

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     9.20  06 AM Mon  -0.16
Shorewood              6.5        M  M              M

Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0     7.27  06 AM Mon   0.59
Foresman              18.0    12.63  06 AM Mon   1.34
Chebanse              16.0     8.73  06 AM Mon   1.36
Iroquois              18.0    12.85  06 AM Mon   1.67



Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0    12.54  06 AM Mon   3.78

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     6.60  06 AM Mon   0.23
Kouts                 11.0     7.31  06 AM Mon   0.18
Shelby                 9.0     8.48  06 AM Mon   0.28
Momence                5.0     3.34  06 AM Mon   0.00
Wilmington             6.5     3.58  06 AM Mon   0.16

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     4.36  06 AM Mon  -2.67

Little Calumet River
Dyer                  12.0     3.11  06 AM Mon  -0.28



Munster               12.0     7.88  06 AM Mon  -0.35
South Holland         16.5     9.99  06 AM Mon  -0.84

Mazon River
Coal City             12.0     5.15  06 AM Mon  -3.47

Vermilion River
Pontiac               14.0     7.48  06 AM Mon   0.68
Leonore               16.0    12.51  06 AM Mon  -2.50

Upper Illinois River
Morris                16.0    11.01  06 AM Mon   1.11
Ottawa               463.0   462.21  06 AM Mon   0.54 ADVISORY
La Salle              20.0    22.80  06 AM Mon   2.13 MINOR

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb               10.0     5.26  06 AM Mon  -1.41

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0     6.07  06 AM Mon   0.30 ADVISORY
Perryville            12.0    11.81  06 AM Mon   0.51

Pecatonica River
Shirland              12.0    11.68  06 AM Mon   1.25 MINOR

Rock River
Rockton               10.0     6.81  06 AM Mon   0.43
Latham Park           10.0        M  M              M
Rockford (Auburn St)   9.0     3.35  06 AM Mon   0.27
Byron                 13.0    11.88  06 AM Mon   1.10 ADVISORY
Dixon                 16.0    15.49  06 AM Mon  -0.52 MINOR

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