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Kankakee River at Momence Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 6:15AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 6:45AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 7:15AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 7:45AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 8:15AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 8:45AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 9:15AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 9:30AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 9:45AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 10:15AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 10:30AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 10:45AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 9:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 9:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 9:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:00PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:15PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:30PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:45PM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:15AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:45AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:15AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:45AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:15AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:45AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:15AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:45AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:15AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:45AM Aug 31, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMOMI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:51AM Aug 31, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.79 ft at 4:45 AM CDT 31-Aug-2015. Flood Stage is 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 Kankakee River at Momence 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: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 6.5
Flood Stage: 5
Action Stage: 4.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 10.51 ft on 03/06/1979
(2) 9.09 ft on 01/25/1930
(3) 8.90 ft on 01/04/1928
(4) 8.90 ft on 01/04/1919
(5) 8.82 ft on 02/24/1959
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.09 ft on 06/27/2015 (P)
(2) 4.78 ft on 12/15/2011
(3) 5.55 ft on 06/10/2011
(4) 4.50 ft on 10/31/2009
(5) 7.07 ft on 03/11/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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7 Damage begins in River Isle subdivision 1/2 mile upstream of Momence.
6 Flooding affects the campgrounds located 3 miles downstream of state line.
5.5 Island park in Momence floods and some basement flooding begins to homes in River Isle. Flooding of Eagle Island Road near Sun River Terrace.
5 Some flooding begins to the lowest areas along the river.
4 Lowland flooding begins in River Isle subdivision 1/2 mile upstream and in subdivision 3 miles dowstream of state line.
Photos
(1) Looking downstream from gage. Stage 2.12 ft.
(2) Looking upstream from gage. Stage 2.12 ft.
(3) Looking cross channel at left bank from gage. Stage 2.12 ft.
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Latitude: 41.160000° N, Longitude: 87.668611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 609.18 ft 614.18 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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