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Most rivers falling, but flooding continues on segments of northern Illinois rivers

Posted On: Sep 18, 2019   |   Posted By: WGN TV

Most rivers are in a slow fall with a few exceptions. Moderate Flooding continues at Gurnee and Lincolnshire on the Des Plaines River and Algonquin on the Fox River. Minor flooding is on-going at Shirland on the Pecatonica River, Montgomery on the Fox River, as well as at Russell and Des Plaines on the Des Plaines River. A Flood Advisory for near-bankfull conditions is in effect at River Forest on the Des Plaines River and Latham Park on the Rock River. Segments of rivers under Flood Warnings/Advisories are depicted in green on the headlined map.
Following is the latest Hydrologic River Summary issued by the Chicago National Weather Service:
Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL 730 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019
Location Flood Stage Time 24-hr Flood
Stage Today Change Forecasts
North Branch Chicago River
Chicago (Pulaski Road 18.0 13.92 07 AM Wed -0.58
Des Plaines River
Russell 7.0 9.03 06 AM Wed -0.61 MINOR
Gurnee 7.0 9.93 06 AM Wed -0.38 MODERATE
Lincolnshire 12.5 14.52 07 AM Wed -0.20...

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