Area rivers continue to fall – flooding occurring on segments of the Illinois River and Sugar Creek…

Weather
Rivers continue in a steady or slowly falling mode. The Illinois River is in Minor flood at La Salle as is Sugar Creek at Milford. Advisories are up for near bankfull conditions on segments of the Iroquois and Kankakee Rivers. The Illinois River at Ottawa is falling below flood stage today.

Following is the latest Hydrologic River statement issued by the Chicago National Weather Service Forecast Office: 

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Wed Oct 27 2021

Location             Flood    Stage  Time      24-hr  Flood Warnings/
                     Stage    Today            Change  Advisories

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0    13.47  07 AM Wed  -1.35

Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     2.83  06 AM Wed  -0.25
Gurnee                 7.0     2.67  06 AM Wed   0.03
Lincolnshire          12.5     7.42  07 AM Wed  -0.89
Des Plaines           15.0     9.92  07 AM Wed  -1.15
River Forest          16.0     7.77  07 AM Wed  -1.85
Riverside              7.5     4.79  07 AM Wed  -0.87

Fox River (Illinois)
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5     5.21  06 AM Wed  -0.14
Montgomery            13.5        M  M              M
Dayton                12.0     8.18  07 AM Wed  -1.07

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           20.0    16.66  07 AM Wed  -1.76

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     8.69  07 AM Wed  -1.36

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     8.47  07 AM Wed  -1.15
Shorewood              6.5     2.79  07 AM Wed  -1.06

Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0    11.49  06 AM Wed   0.13  Advisory
Foresman              18.0    16.79  07 AM Wed   0.93  Advisory
Chebanse              16.0    13.40  07 AM Wed   0.84
Iroquois              18.0    15.88  07 AM Wed   0.95

Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0    20.26  07 AM Wed  -1.29  Minor

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     8.28  07 AM Wed   1.11
Shelby                10.5     9.72  07 AM Wed   0.51  Advisory
Momence                5.0     4.16  07 AM Wed  -0.50
Wilmington             6.5     5.32  07 AM Wed  -0.57  Advisory

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     6.60  06 AM Wed  -3.13

Little Calumet River
Munster (H            12.0    10.57  07 AM Wed  -2.10
South Holland         16.5    12.28  07 AM Wed  -1.51

Mazon River
Coal City             12.0     7.00  07 AM Wed  -4.95

Vermilion River (Illinois Basin)
Pontiac               14.0    12.76  07 AM Wed  -0.62
Leonore               16.0    15.27  07 AM Wed  -1.06

Illinois River (Upper)
Morris                16.0    15.09  07 AM Wed  -0.62
Ottawa               463.0   463.19  06 AM Wed  -0.10  Minor
La Salle              20.0    23.40  07 AM Wed   1.50  Minor

South Branch Kishwaukee River
DeKalb                10.0     3.12  06 AM Wed  -0.19

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0        M  M              M
Perryville            12.0     6.22  06 AM Wed   0.02

Pecatonica River (Lower)
Shirland              12.0     5.56  07 AM Wed   0.42

Rock River
Rockton               10.0     4.69  06 AM Wed  -0.09
Latham Park            9.0        M  M              M
Rockford (Auburn Stree 6.0        M  M              M
Byron                 13.0     6.25  07 AM Wed   0.55
Dixon                 16.0     8.74  06 AM Wed   0.38

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