Chicago area Hydrologic River Summary/Flood Forecasts

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Rivers continue to be somewhat elevated due to recent rains with minor flooding (green-shaded rivers on the headlined map) south of Interstate-80. Of those rivers in flood, most will fall below flood stage by early next week.

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Fri Jul 2 2021

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0    12.23  07 AM Fri  -0.92

Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     2.10  06 AM Fri  -0.09
Gurnee                 7.0     2.07  06 AM Fri  -0.05
Lincolnshire          12.5     6.74  07 AM Fri  -0.26
Des Plaines           15.0     8.85  07 AM Fri  -0.45
River Forest          16.0     5.45  07 AM Fri  -2.64
Riverside              7.5     3.47  07 AM Fri  -1.36

Fox River (Illinois)
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5     4.97  06 AM Fri  -0.03
Montgomery            13.5        M  M              M
Dayton                12.0     7.45  07 AM Fri  -0.59

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           20.0    15.93  07 AM Fri  -0.97

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     8.35  07 AM Fri  -0.58

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     7.82  07 AM Fri  -0.58
Shorewood              6.5     3.55  07 AM Fri  -0.42

Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0    12.18  06 AM Fri  -0.47 MINOR
Foresman              18.0    19.89  07 AM Fri   0.24 MINOR
Chebanse              16.0    13.76  07 AM Fri  -0.11
Iroquois              18.0    20.81  07 AM Fri   0.02 MINOR

Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0    16.04  07 AM Fri  -1.62

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0    11.09  07 AM Fri   0.19 MINOR
Shelby                10.5    11.36  07 AM Fri   0.10 MINOR
Momence                5.0     4.01  07 AM Fri  -0.10
Wilmington             6.5     5.15  07 AM Fri  -0.43 ADVISORY

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     4.73  06 AM Fri  -2.75

Hart Ditch
Dyer                  12.0     3.52  07 AM Fri  -0.36

Little Calumet River
Munster (H            12.0        M  M              M
South Holland         16.5    10.21  07 AM Fri  -2.44

Mazon River
Coal City             12.0     6.51  07 AM Fri  -2.08

Vermilion River (Illinois Basin)
Pontiac               14.0     8.69  07 AM Fri  -2.34
Leonore               16.0    13.00  07 AM Fri  -2.87

Illinois River (Upper)
Morris                16.0    14.65  07 AM Fri  -1.14
Ottawa               463.0   462.77  06 AM Fri  -0.47
La Salle              20.0    24.57  07 AM Fri  -0.43 MINOR

South Branch Kishwaukee River
DeKalb                10.0     4.56  06 AM Fri  -0.70

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0        M  M              M
Perryville            12.0     7.23  06 AM Fri  -0.48

Pecatonica River (Lower)
Shirland              12.0     5.70  07 AM Fri   0.29

Rock River
Rockton               10.0     4.30  06 AM Fri  -0.76
Latham Park            9.0        M  M              M
Rockford (Auburn Stree 6.0        M  M              M
Byron                 13.0     6.82  07 AM Fri  -0.18
Dixon                 16.0     9.48  06 AM Fri   0.04

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