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Kankakee River at Momence Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 12:45PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 1:15PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 1:45PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 2:15PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 10:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 10:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:45AM Jul 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMOMI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:20PM Jul 31, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.62 ft at 11:45 AM CDT 31-Jul-2014. 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

Historical 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.

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Currently none available.

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8 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.
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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