Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
920 PM CDT SUN MAR 9 2014

THIS HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING RIVERS: ILLINOIS
RIVER.

FOR THE UPPER ILLINOIS RIVER...INCLUDING LA SALLE...MINOR FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE BY THURSDAY EVENING.

FOR THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT LA SALLE...THE ESTIMATED STAGE WAS 15.7
FEET AT 920 PM CDT. FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET. BANKFULL STAGE IS
19.0 FEET. MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE...WITH A CREST OF AROUND 20.0
FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

RUNOFF FROM SNOWMELT CAUSED BY WARMER TEMPERATURES AND EXPECTED
RAINFALL TUESDAY WILL RESULT IN RISES IN WATER LEVELS ON AREA
TRIBUTARIES FEEDING INTO THE ILLINOIS RIVER.

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RC




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