Several Chicago area rivers in Minor Flood or under Flood Advisory

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Most rivers in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana were still rising Monday in response to the heavy rains on Saturday. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast for segments on the Illinois River centered at Ottawa and LaSalle and Montgomery on the Fox River. Flood Advisories (Rivers flowing near bankfull) were in effect for other segments on the Fox, Illinois, DuPage, Des Plaines, Rock, Kishwaukee and Pecatonica Rivers.

River segments under Flood Warnings/Advisories are depicted in green on the highlighted map and listed in the Hydrologic summary below:

Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
730 AM CDT Mon Oct 28 2019

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

North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0    15.28  07 AM Mon   0.58

Des Plaines River
Russell                7.0     6.37  06 AM Mon   1.16 Advisory
Gurnee                 7.0     6.01  06 AM Mon   0.74 Advisory
Lincolnshire          12.5    10.75  07 AM Mon   0.76
Des Plaines           15.0    13.46  07 AM Mon   0.45 Advisory
River Forest          16.0    11.13  07 AM Mon   0.47
Riverside              7.5     6.06  07 AM Mon  -0.15

Fox River
Algonquin Lock & Dam t 9.5     8.90  06 AM Mon   0.67 Advisory
Montgomery            13.0    13.00  06 AM Mon   0.04 Minor
Dayton                12.0    11.69  07 AM Mon   0.64 Advisory

East Branch Du Page River
Bolingbrook           19.5    19.85  06 AM Mon  -0.28

West Branch Du Page River
Warrenville           11.5    10.68  07 AM Mon   0.08

Du Page River
Plainfield            12.0    10.75  07 AM Mon   0.29 Advisory
Shorewood              6.5     5.77  07 AM Mon  -0.11

Iroquois River
Rensselaer            12.0     7.03  06 AM Mon   0.38
Foresman              18.0    10.60  07 AM Mon   1.10
Chebanse              16.0     6.82  07 AM Mon   1.55
Iroquois              18.0     9.34  07 AM Mon   2.99

Sugar Creek
Milford               18.0     5.97  07 AM Mon   2.47

Kankakee River
Dunns Bridge          10.0     4.71  07 AM Mon   0.86
Kouts                 11.0     5.57  07 AM Mon   0.77
Shelby                 10.5     6.73  07 AM Mon   0.77
Momence                5.0     3.37  07 AM Mon   0.10
Wilmington             6.5     3.97  07 AM Mon   0.54

Thorn Creek
Thornton              10.0     6.18  06 AM Mon  -3.65

Little Calumet River
Dyer                  12.0     4.80  07 AM Mon  -0.70

Munster (H            12.0    10.53  07 AM Mon  -0.23
South Holland         16.5    12.53  07 AM Mon  -0.58

Mazon River
Coal City             12.0    10.79  07 AM Mon   1.66

Vermilion River
Pontiac               14.0     6.69  07 AM Mon   1.97
Leonore               16.0    13.61  07 AM Mon   3.52

Upper Illinois River
Morris                16.0    15.69  07 AM Mon   3.05 Advisory
Ottawa               463.0   464.25  06 AM Mon   2.45 Minor
La Salle              20.0    22.98  07 AM Mon   5.91 Minor

S Branch Kishwaukee River
De Kalb               10.0     6.73  07 AM Mon  -0.18

Kishwaukee River
Belvidere              9.0     5.27  06 AM Mon   1.04 Advisory
Perryville            12.0    10.24  06 AM Mon   1.68

Pecatonica River
Shirland              12.0    11.53  07 AM Mon  -0.03 Advisory

Rock River
Rockton               10.0     8.76  06 AM Mon   0.00 Advisory
Latham Park           9.0     8.92  06 AM Mon    0.10 Advisory
Rockford (Auburn Stree 6.0     3.76  06 AM Mon   0.09
Byron                 13.0    11.69  07 AM Mon   0.90 Advisory
Dixon                 16.0    13.22  06 AM Mon   0.76 Advisory

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