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Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 6.81 ft at 1:30AM Jul 30, 2014Highest Observation: 6.81 ft at 1:45AM Jul 30, 2014Highest Observation: 6.81 ft at 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Highest Observation: 6.81 ft at 2:15AM Jul 30, 2014Highest Observation: 6.81 ft at 2:30AM Jul 30, 2014Highest Observation: 6.81 ft at 2:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 4:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 5:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 6:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 6:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 6:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 6:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 7:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 7:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 7:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 8:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 8:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 8:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 10:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 10:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 10:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 11:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 11:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 11:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 11:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 12:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 12:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 12:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 12:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 2:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 2:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 2:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 4:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 4:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 5:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 6:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 6:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 6:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 8:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 8:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 8:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 9:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 9:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 9:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 5:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 5:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 7:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 7:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 7:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 8:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 8:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 8:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 10:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 10:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 10:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 11:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 11:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 4:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 4:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 4:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 5:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 6:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 6:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 6:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 7:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 7:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 7:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 12:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 12:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 12:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 12:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 3:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 3:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 3:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 3:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 4:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 4:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 4:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 9:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 11:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 11:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 11:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 3:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 3:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 3:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 4:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 4:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 4:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 5:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 9:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 9:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 11:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:00AM Aug 02, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:15AM Aug 02, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:30AM Aug 02, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:45AM Aug 02, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLDRI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:20AM Aug 2, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.64 ft at 12:45 AM CDT 2-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 12.5 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15.5
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:12.5
Action Stage:11.5

Historical Crests
(1) 16.33 ft on 04/19/2013
(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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17.5 Lincolnshire Drive is closed from Cambridge Lane to Oxford Drive; Wiltshire Dr closed from Lincolnshire Dr to Cumberland; Cumberland Dr impacted; Oxford Drive between Half Day Rd and Essex Lane impacted; Stonegate Circle impacted; Half Day Rd between Village Hall and Oxford Drive (including Rt 22 bridge over Des Plaines River) potentially impacted.
15.5 Water approaches the top of the river bank on the east side of the Des Plaines River.
12.7 Water begins to pond on Lincolnshire Drive at Wiltshire Lane. Londonderry Lane is closed between Lincolnshire Drive and 45 Londonberry Lane.
12.3 Water begins to overflow onto Londonderry Lane.
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Latitude: 42.200556° N, Longitude: 87.918056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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How much forecast precipitation was used for the current river forecast?
Official forecasts during times of high water began April 1, 2010 for this location.
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