Several northern Illinois rivers in flood Saturday

Flood Warnings are in effect for segments of the Kishwaukee, Pecatonica, Des Plaines and Fox Rivers in northern Illinois this Saturday afternoon. Major Flooding is forecast for the Des Plaines River at Russell, Gurnee and Lincolnshire with Moderate flooding on the Des Plaines River at Des Plaines and on the Kishwaukee at Belvidere. Minor flooding will continue on other segments of the Kishwaukee, Pecatonica, Rock and Fox Rivers. Flood Advisories calling for near bankfull conditions are in effect for other segments of the Rock, Des Plaines and Fox. Flood The portions of the rivers under Flood Warnings/Advisories are denoted in green on the headlined map.

Following is a Hydrologic River Summary issued by the Chicago National Weather Service today…

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Sat Sep 14 2019

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0    15.15  07 AM Sat   0.60

Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0    10.11  06 AM Sat   1.61 MAJOR
Gurnee                 7.0    10.16  06 AM Sat   0.91 MAJOR
Lincolnshire          12.5    15.02  07 AM Sat   1.87 MAJOR
Des Plaines           15.0    17.59  07 AM Sat   3.05 MODERATE
River Forest          16.0    12.07  07 AM Sat   2.50 ADVISORY
Riverside              7.5     6.03  07 AM Sat   1.05 ADVISORY

Fox River
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5    10.59  06 AM Sat   0.23 MODERATE
Montgomery            13.0    13.58  06 AM Sat   0.41 MINOR
Dayton                12.0    10.40  07 AM Sat   2.29 ADVISORY



East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           19.5    16.44  06 AM Sat   0.23

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     9.44  07 AM Sat   0.54

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     8.79  07 AM Sat   0.97
Shorewood              6.5     3.44  07 AM Sat   1.01

Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0     3.37  06 AM Sat  -0.03
Foresman              18.0     4.54  07 AM Sat   0.02
Chebanse              16.0     2.36  07 AM Sat  -0.01
Iroquois              18.0     4.14  07 AM Sat  -0.01

Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0     2.74  07 AM Sat   0.01



Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     2.41  07 AM Sat   0.19
Kouts                 11.0     3.30  07 AM Sat   0.23
Shelby                 10.5     3.74  07 AM Sat   0.05
Momence                5.0     1.37  07 AM Sat  -0.02
Wilmington             6.5     1.08  07 AM Sat  -0.02

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     2.81  06 AM Sat   0.01

Little Calumet River
Dyer                  12.0     2.01  07 AM Sat  -0.06

Munster (H            12.0     5.21  07 AM Sat  -0.54
South Holland         16.5     5.46  07 AM Sat  -0.06



Mazon River
Coal City             12.0     0.99  07 AM Sat  -0.05

Vermilion River
Pontiac               14.0     2.61  07 AM Sat   0.01
Leonore               16.0     3.29  07 AM Sat  -0.02

Upper Illinois River
Morris                16.0     5.46  07 AM Sat   0.44
Ottawa               463.0   459.72  06 AM Sat   0.27
La Salle              20.0    13.35  07 AM Sat   1.03

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb               10.0     7.02  07 AM Sat   0.32

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0    11.23  06 AM Sat   4.64 MODERATE
Perryville            12.0    13.54  06 AM Sat   2.63 MINOR

Pecatonica River
Shirland              12.0    12.74  07 AM Sat   1.12 MINOR

Rock River
Rockton               10.0     8.83  06 AM Sat   0.80 ADVISORY
Latham Park           9.0     9.22  06 AM Sat    0.61 MINOR
Rockford (Auburn Stree 6.0     3.76  07 AM Sat  -0.35
Byron                 13.0    13.35  07 AM Sat   1.55 MINOR
Dixon                 16.0    14.58  06 AM Sat   2.99 ADVISORY

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