Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL
FGUS73 KLOT 281420
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
820 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017
This hydrologic outlook includes the following rivers: Des Plaines
For the Des Plaines River...including Russell...Minor flooding is
possible.For the Kankakee River...including Shelby...Minor flooding
For the Des Plaines River near Russell, the latest stage is 4.6 feet
at 7 AM Tuesday. Flood stage is 7.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 6.5 feet.
Minor flooding is possible...with a crest of around 7.0 feet Friday
morning...which is equal to the flood stage.
For the Kankakee River at Shelby, the latest stage is 7.1 feet at 8
AM Tuesday. Flood stage is 9.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 8.5 feet.Minor
flooding is possible...with a crest of around 10.3 feet Monday
morning...which is 1.3 feet above flood stage.