Chicago-area rivers trending lower

Most Chicago-area rivers are slowing falling, although minor flooding continues on the Illinois River at LaSalle, the Pecatonica River at Shirland, the Fox River at Montgomery and Algonquin and the Kankakee River at Shelby. All Rivers in flood, except the Illinois River at LaSalle are expected to fall below flood by this weekend or early next week. Flood Advisories are in effect on segments of the Kishwaukee and Rock Rivers where they are experiencing near bankfull or “action” levels.

Rivers in Flood or under an Advisory are denoted in green on the headlined map.

Following is the latest River Summary and Flood Forecasts issued by the Chicago National Weather Service Forecast office:

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Fri Jun 7 2019

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0    13.25  07 AM Fri  -1.57



Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     5.83  06 AM Fri   0.11
Gurnee                 7.0     5.17  06 AM Fri  -0.25
Lincolnshire          12.5     9.67  07 AM Fri  -0.71
Des Plaines           15.0    12.50  07 AM Fri  -0.74
River Forest          16.0     9.95  07 AM Fri  -0.22
Riverside              7.5     5.12  07 AM Fri  -0.12

Fox River
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5    10.08  06 AM Fri  -0.13 MINOR
Montgomery            13.0    13.10  06 AM Fri  -0.15 MINOR
Dayton                12.0    10.66  07 AM Fri  -0.69

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           19.5    15.59  07 AM Fri  -0.40

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     8.16  07 AM Fri  -0.25

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     7.61  07 AM Fri  -0.38
Shorewood              6.5     3.12  07 AM Fri  -0.34



Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0     5.66  06 AM Fri  -0.23
Foresman              18.0    10.55  07 AM Fri  -1.29
Chebanse              16.0     6.66  07 AM Fri  -0.51
Iroquois              18.0    11.34  07 AM Fri  -1.42

Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0     5.72  07 AM Fri  -0.84

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     7.55  07 AM Fri  -0.35
Kouts                 11.0     8.29  07 AM Fri  -0.36
Shelby                 9.0     9.40  07 AM Fri  -0.34 MINOR
Momence                5.0     3.66  07 AM Fri  -0.13
Wilmington             6.5     3.09  07 AM Fri  -0.21

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     3.56  06 AM Fri  -0.44



Little Calumet River
Dyer                  12.0     2.56  07 AM Fri  -0.31

Munster (H            12.0     6.18  07 AM Fri  -0.50
South Holland         16.5     7.22  07 AM Fri  -1.20

Mazon River
Coal City             12.0     2.43  07 AM Fri  -0.34

Vermilion River
Pontiac               14.0     4.39  07 AM Fri  -0.18
Leonore               16.0     6.56  07 AM Fri  -0.39

Upper Illinois River
Morris                16.0     8.82  07 AM Fri  -0.67
Ottawa               463.0   460.86  06 AM Fri  -0.37
La Salle              20.0    24.92  07 AM Fri  -0.59 MINOR

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb               10.0     4.41  07 AM Fri  -0.22

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0        M  M              M ADVISORY
Perryville            12.0     9.67  06 AM Fri  -0.22

Pecatonica River
Shirland              12.0    12.22  07 AM Fri  -0.09 MINOR

Rock River
Rockton               10.0     8.13  06 AM Fri  -0.22
Latham Park           9.0        M  M              M
Rockford (Auburn Stree 6.0     3.33  07 AM Fri  -0.20
Byron                 13.0    11.40  07 AM Fri  -0.63
Dixon                 16.0    13.57  06 AM Fri  -0.83 ADVISORY

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