Area rivers continue a steady fall – Minor Flooding on segments of the Des Plaines and Fox Rivers

Weather

Area rivers were all in a slow fall Thursday. Minor flooding continued on segments of the Fox River at Algonquin and Montgomery and the Des Plaines River at Russell and Gurnee. All but the Des Plaines at Gurnee should fall below flood by Friday – the Des Plaines dropping below flood at Gurnee on Saturday. A Flood Advisory for just under bankfull flow is in effect for the Rock River at Dixon and the Pecatonica River at Shirland. River segments under Flood Warnings/Advisories are depicted by green on the headlined map

Below is the latest River Summary and Flood Forecasts issued by the Chicago National Weather Service Office.

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0    13.20  07 AM Thu  -0.59

Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     7.27  06 AM Thu  -0.43 MINOR
Gurnee                 7.0     7.92  06 AM Thu  -0.08 MINOR
Lincolnshire          12.5    12.00  07 AM Thu  -0.01
Des Plaines           15.0    13.88  07 AM Thu  -0.31
River Forest          16.0    10.78  07 AM Thu  -0.56
Riverside              7.5     5.26  07 AM Thu  -0.44

Fox River
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5     9.52  06 AM Thu  -0.06 MINOR
Montgomery            13.0    13.06  07 AM Thu  -0.06 MINOR
Dayton                12.0     9.66  07 AM Thu  -0.22

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           19.5    15.66  06 AM Thu  -0.18

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     8.32  07 AM Thu  -0.15

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     7.77  07 AM Thu  -0.21
Shorewood              6.5     3.00  07 AM Thu  -0.14

Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0     6.30  06 AM Thu  -0.31
Foresman              18.0    12.65  07 AM Thu  -0.96
Chebanse              16.0     7.38  07 AM Thu  -0.47
Iroquois              18.0    13.16  07 AM Thu  -0.99

Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0     5.91  07 AM Thu  -0.42

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     6.84  07 AM Thu  -0.42
Kouts                 11.0     7.56  07 AM Thu  -0.44
Shelby                10.5     8.60  07 AM Thu  -0.08
Momence                5.0     3.30  07 AM Thu  -0.02
Wilmington             6.5     3.15  07 AM Thu  -0.14

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     3.32  06 AM Thu  -0.14

Little Calumet River
Dyer                  12.0     2.59  07 AM Thu  -0.12

Munster (H            12.0     5.91  07 AM Thu  -0.16
South Holland         16.5     6.51  07 AM Thu  -0.32

Mazon River
Coal City             12.0     2.96  07 AM Thu  -0.27

Vermilion River
Pontiac               14.0     4.39  07 AM Thu  -0.18
Leonore               16.0     6.40  07 AM Thu  -0.43

Upper Illinois River
Morris                16.0     8.27  07 AM Thu  -0.57
Ottawa               463.0   460.30  06 AM Thu  -0.18
La Salle              20.0    19.48  07 AM Thu  -0.20

S Branch Kishwaukee River
DeKalb                10.0     4.76  07 AM Thu  -0.40

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0     4.87  06 AM Thu  -0.86
Perryville            12.0     9.31  06 AM Thu  -1.49

Pecatonica River
Shirland              12.0    11.36  07 AM Thu  -0.09 ADVISORY

Rock River
Rockton               10.0     8.35  06 AM Thu  -0.11
Latham Park            9.0     8.39  06 AM Thu  -0.09
Rockford (Auburn Stree 6.0     3.53  07 AM Thu  -0.06
Byron                 13.0    11.26  07 AM Thu  -0.66
Dixon                 16.0    13.46  06 AM Thu  -0.53 ADVISORY

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