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Tyler Creek at Elgin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 2:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 2:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 3:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 8:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 8:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:00PM May 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 10:15PM May 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 10:30PM May 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 10:45PM May 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 11:15PM May 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 11:30PM May 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 11:45PM May 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 12:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 12:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 12:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 1:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 1:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 1:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 2:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 2:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 2:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 3:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 3:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 3:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 4:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 4:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 4:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 5:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 5:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 5:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 6:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 6:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 6:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 7:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 7:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 7:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 8:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 8:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 8:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 9:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 9:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 9:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 10:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 10:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 10:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 11:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 2:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 2:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 5:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 6:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 6:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 6:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 6:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:15AM May 17, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 7:30AM May 17, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 7:45AM May 17, 2021Highest Observation: 5.6 ft at 8:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 12:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 12:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 12:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 3:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 3:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 3:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 3:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 6:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 6:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 6:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 6:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:45PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:00PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:15PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:30PM May 17, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:45PM May 17, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesETCI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:40PM May 17, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.57 ft at 10:45 PM CDT 17-May-2021.
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Tyler Creek at Elgin. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 0
Action Stage: 7.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.44 ft on 05/17/2020
(2) 9.30 ft on 05/15/2020
(3) 9.17 ft on 07/12/2017
(4) 8.74 ft on 08/24/2007
(5) 8.62 ft on 04/18/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.44 ft on 05/17/2020
(2) 9.30 ft on 05/15/2020
(3) 7.99 ft on 05/09/2019
(4) 8.48 ft on 06/27/2018
(5) 7.71 ft on 02/20/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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18 IL-31 (State Street) may be threatened at the creek in Elgin.
16.5 Davis Road threatened at IL-31 (State Street) in Elgin.
14.5 Big Timber Road is threatened east of the creek in Elgin.
13.5 Residences threatened near the creek at Garden Crescent Drive in Elgin.
13 A few residences may be threatened along Hoxie Avenue and Sexauer Avenue in Elgin. Parking lots and structures threatened at Tyler Creek Preserve.
12.5 Garden Crescent Drive threatened in Elgin.
12 Wing Park Aquatic Center threatened in Elgin. Wing Street/McLean Boulevard threatened in Elgin.
11 Structures threatened at Judson University in Elgin. Numerous residences may be threatened along Park Drive and Deborah Avenue near Royal Boulevard in Elgin.
10 Parking lots threatened at Judson University in Elgin.
9.5 Industrial structures threatened off Illinois Parkway in Elgin.
9 Royal Boulevard may be threatened in Elgin. Water overtops low-lying banks at Judson University in Elgin.
8.5 Athletic fields may be inundated at Eagle Heights Park in Elgin.
8 Water overtops low-lying banks at Wing Park in Elgin.
7.5 Low-lying trails are inundated at Tyler Creek Preserve in Elgin.
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Latitude: 42.058611° N, Longitude: 88.303889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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