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Kankakee River near Wilmington Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 1:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLMI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:35AM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.02 ft at 11:45 PM CST 19-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 6.5 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 near Wilmington 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: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 6.5
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 13.88 ft on 01/30/1968
(2) 12.83 ft on 02/25/1985
(3) 12.78 ft on 01/21/1974
(4) 12.07 ft on 03/08/1979
(5) 11.76 ft on 12/17/1972
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.87 ft on 04/19/2013
(2) 6.30 ft on 04/27/2011
(3) 5.64 ft on 10/31/2009
(4) 8.10 ft on 03/11/2009
(5) 8.68 ft on 09/15/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.50 ft on 10/01/1990
(2) -0.50 ft on 10/01/1995

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8.5 Damage begins to buildings in Wilmington.
7 Backyards of some houses downstream of Wilmington begin to flood.
5 Minor lowland flooding begins of areas immediately adjacent to the river.
Photos
(1) Looking upstream at I-55 bridge from gage. Stage 1.49 feet.
(2) Looking cross channel and downstream from gage. Stage 1.49 feet.
(3) Freeze-up jam at I-55 bridge near gage. Feb 2007.
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Latitude: 41.346667° N, Longitude: 88.186389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6.5 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 29 510.86 ft 517.36 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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