Minor flooding on many rivers near/south of Interstate-80

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In the aftermath of Friday night/Saturday rains most Chicago area rivers are on the rise with minor flooding restricted to segments of Rivers near or south of Interstate-80 where 2 to 4-inch rains were recorded.

Following is the latest River Stage Summary and categorical flood forecasts issued by the Chicago National Weather Service.

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CST Sun Jan 12 2020
Location             Flood    Stage  Time      24-hr Categorical
                     Stage    Today            Change Flood Fcst
North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0    14.62  06 AM Sun   1.28
Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     4.98  06 AM Sun   1.02
Gurnee                 7.0     4.55  06 AM Sun   0.32
Lincolnshire          12.5     9.53  06 AM Sun   0.67
Des Plaines           15.0        M  M              M
River Forest          16.0     9.82  06 AM Sun   1.26
Riverside              7.5     5.32  06 AM Sun   0.42
Fox River
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5     8.31  06 AM Sun   0.01
Montgomery            13.0    12.94  06 AM Sun   0.04
Dayton                12.0    10.87  06 AM Sun   1.11
East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           19.5    18.20  06 AM Sun  -0.67
West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5     9.89  06 AM Sun   0.36
Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0     9.58  06 AM Sun   0.39
Shorewood              6.5     4.76  06 AM Sun   1.09
Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0    12.21  06 AM Sun   4.69 MINOR
Foresman              18.0    16.79  06 AM Sun   6.89 MINOR
Chebanse              16.0    12.50  06 AM Sun   5.00
Iroquois              18.0    17.52  06 AM Sun   8.34 MINOR
Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0    18.52  06 AM Sun  12.96 MINOR
Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     8.26  06 AM Sun   2.49 MINOR
Kouts                 11.0     9.90  06 AM Sun   3.22 MINOR
Shelby                 10.5    10.58  06 AM Sun  2.99 MODERATE
Momence                5.0     5.37  06 AM Sun   1.29 MINOR
Wilmington             6.5     6.24  06 AM Sun   3.34
Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0    10.22  06 AM Sun   1.45 FALL BELOW
Little Calumet River
Dyer                  12.0     7.31  06 AM Sun   0.32
Munster (H            12.0    12.52  06 AM Sun   0.73 FALL BELOW
South Holland         16.5    14.04  06 AM Sun   1.63
Mazon River
Coal City             12.0    10.97  06 AM Sun   6.68 FALLING
Vermilion River
Pontiac               14.0    13.33  06 AM Sun   7.80 MINOR
Leonore               16.0    16.33  06 AM Sun   9.28 MINOR
Upper Illinois River
Morris                16.0    15.26  06 AM Sun   7.76 MINOR
Ottawa               463.0   463.48  06 AM Sun   3.33 MINOR
La Salle              20.0    21.48  06 AM Sun   5.97 MINOR
S Branch Kishwaukee River
DeKalb                10.0     5.11  06 AM Sun   0.17
Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0     3.98  06 AM Sun   1.01
Perryville            12.0     8.80  06 AM Sun   1.37
Pecatonica River
Shirland              12.0     9.06  06 AM Sun   0.24
Rock River
Rockton               10.0     6.29  06 AM Sun   0.12
Latham Park           9.0     6.60  06 AM Sun   0.17
Rockford (Auburn Stree 6.0     2.95  06 AM Sun   0.12
Byron                 13.0     9.51  06 AM Sun   0.58
Dixon                 16.0    11.37  06 AM Sun   0.55

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