Chicago-area rivers are falling – flooding continues on segments of the Rock, Fox and Pecatonica Rivers

Area-wide rivers in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana continue to fall. Minor flooding continues just to north and south of Shirland on the Pecatonica River, Algonquin on the Fox River and on the segments of the Rock River at Rockton and Latham Park. Action levels/Flood Advisories for near bankfull conditions exist at segments centered at Byron and Dixon on the Rock River and Montgomery on the Fox River.

The latest Hydrologic River Stage/Flood Forecast Summary issued by the Chicago National Weather Service follows:

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

Location             Flood    Stage  Time      24-hr
                     Stage    Today            Change

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0    11.14  07 AM Fri  -0.08

Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     5.84  06 AM Fri  -0.44
Gurnee                 7.0     5.73  06 AM Fri  -0.30
Lincolnshire          12.5     9.76  07 AM Fri  -0.29
Des Plaines           15.0    11.36  07 AM Fri  -0.29
River Forest          16.0     7.97  07 AM Fri  -0.29
Riverside              7.5     3.92  07 AM Fri  -0.12



Fox River
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5     9.77  06 AM Fri  -0.18 MINOR
Montgomery            13.0    12.94  06 AM Fri  -0.07 ACTION
Dayton                12.0     9.31  07 AM Fri  -0.16

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           19.5    15.15  06 AM Fri  -0.10

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     7.94  07 AM Fri  -0.06

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     7.24  07 AM Fri  -0.12
Shorewood              6.5     2.66  07 AM Fri  -0.09

Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0     4.13  06 AM Fri   0.03
Foresman              18.0     5.46  07 AM Fri  -0.12
Chebanse              16.0     2.97  07 AM Fri  -0.05
Iroquois              18.0     5.13  07 AM Fri  -0.09



Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0     2.81  07 AM Fri   0.01

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     3.62  07 AM Fri  -0.05
Kouts                 11.0     4.51  07 AM Fri  -0.05
Shelby                 10.5     5.51  07 AM Fri  -0.06
Momence                5.0     2.13  07 AM Fri  -0.05
Wilmington             6.5     1.60  07 AM Fri  -0.07

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     2.84  06 AM Fri  -0.02

Little Calumet River
Dyer                  12.0     2.20  07 AM Fri   0.00



Munster (H            12.0     5.50  07 AM Fri  -0.04
South Holland         16.5     5.53  07 AM Fri  -0.08

Mazon River
Coal City             12.0     1.70  07 AM Fri  -0.06

Vermilion River
Pontiac               14.0     2.72  07 AM Fri  -0.03
Leonore               16.0     3.84  07 AM Fri  -0.06

Upper Illinois River
Morris                16.0     5.66  07 AM Fri   0.21
Ottawa               463.0   459.24  06 AM Fri  -0.24
La Salle              20.0    16.04  07 AM Fri  -0.38

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb               10.0     3.85  07 AM Fri  -0.04

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0     2.77  06 AM Fri  -0.08
Perryville            12.0     7.23  06 AM Fri  -0.11

Pecatonica River
Shirland              12.0    13.57  07 AM Fri  -0.27 MINOR

Rock River
Rockton               10.0    10.28  06 AM Fri  -0.21 MINOR
Latham Park           9.0    10.47  06 AM Fri   -0.24 MINOR
Rockford (Auburn Stree 6.0     4.53  07 AM Fri  -0.17
Byron                 13.0    11.89  07 AM Fri  -0.23 ACTION
Dixon                 16.0    13.59  06 AM Fri  -0.21 ADVISORY
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