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Kankakee River at Shelby Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.67 ft at 11:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 12:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 12:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 12:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 2:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 2:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 3:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 3:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 4:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 12:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 1:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 7:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 7:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 9:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 11:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 12:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 1:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.91 ft at 10:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 11:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 5:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 6:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 1:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 9:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:45PM Jul 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSLBI3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:35PM Jul 28, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.49 ft at 10:45 PM CDT 28-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Kankakee River at Shelby 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:12.5
Moderate Flood Stage:11
Flood Stage:9
Action Stage:8.8

Historical Crests
(1) 12.98 ft on 03/24/1982
(2) 12.86 ft on 09/18/2008
(3) 12.63 ft on 03/11/2009
(4) 12.32 ft on 01/14/2005
(5) 12.25 ft on 03/09/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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13 Indiana Route 55 is flooded. Extensive flooding occurs to the Sumava Resorts area. Water approaches the top of levees.
12.5 Water flows over part of US 41.
11.5 Flood waters surround a number of homes located 1 mile east of Sumava Resorts. Some homes are affected just across the state line in Illinois.
10 Flooding affects county and local roads. Wildwood Estates and Sumava Resorts begin to experience some flooding.
9 Lowland agricultural flooding begins.
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(1) Looking upstream from bridge. Stage 5.95 feet.
(2) Looking downstream from bridge. Stage 5.95 feet.
(3) Looking at bridge from boat launch. Stage 5.95 feet.
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Latitude: 41.182778° N, Longitude: 87.340278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 628.13 ft 637.13 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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