Chicago-area hydrologic River update
Minor flooding is occurring at Starved Rock on the Illinois River and Shelby on the Kankakee River. A good portion of the Fox and Rock Rivers as well as the Illinois River near LaSalle are near bankfull but slowly falling.
In general, Rivers north of Interstate-80 are slowly falling while the rate of rise on rivers south of Interstate-80 has decreased significantly or crested and falling.
Green-shaded Chicago-area rivers are in Minor flood or under an Advisory for bankfull conditions.
Following is the latest River Summary issued by the Chicago National Weather Service…