Flood Potential Outlook
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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
939 PM CDT MON MAR 10 2014

THIS HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING RIVERS: DES
PLAINES...IROQUOIS...KANKAKEE AND ILLINOIS.

FOR THE KANKAKEE RIVER AT SHELBY...THE DES PLAINES RIVER AT
RIVERSIDE...THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT OTTAWA...AND THE IROQUOIS RIVER
AT IROQUOIS...SIGNIFICANT RISES ARE LIKELY WITH RIVER LEVERS
FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR OR POSSIBLY JUST ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.

FOR THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT OTTAWA, THE LATEST STAGE IS 460.0 FEET AT 8
PM MONDAY. FLOOD STAGE IS 463.0 FEET. BANKFULL STAGE IS 461.0 FEET.
WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FLOOD STAGE. THERE RIVER IS
FORECAST TO CREST NEAR 462.0 FEET BY THURSDAY MORNING.

FOR THE KANKAKEE RIVER AT SHELBY, THE LATEST STAGE IS 7.6 FEET AT 9
PM MONDAY. FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET. BANKFULL STAGE IS 8.5 FEET. MINOR
FLOODING IS POSSIBLE...WITH A CREST OF AROUND 9.5 FEET SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...WHICH IS 0.5 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.

FOR THE DES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVERSIDE, THE LATEST STAGE IS 3.3 FEET
AT 9 PM MONDAY. FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET. BANKFULL STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AROUND 6.3 FEET WEDNESDAY.

FOR THE IROQUOIS RIVER AT IROQUOIS, THE LATEST STAGE IS 13.6 FEET AT
9 PM MONDAY. FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET. BANKFULL STAGE IS 17.5 FEET.
THERE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AROUND 17.8 FEET BY THURSDAY OR
FRIDAY.

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