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Thorn Creek at Glenwood Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.72 ft at 4:45AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:00AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:15AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:30AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:45AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:00AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:15AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:30AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:45AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 7:00AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 7:15AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 7:30AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 7:45AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:00AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:15AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:30AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:45AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:00AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:15AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:30AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:45AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:00AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:15AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:30AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:45AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:00AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:15AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:30AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:45AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 3:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 3:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 3:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 8:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 8:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 8:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 8:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:00PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:15PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:30PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:45PM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 4:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 4:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 4:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 4:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 5:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 5:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 9:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:00AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:15AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:30AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:45AM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 4:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 8:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 8:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 8:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 8:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:00PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:15PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:30PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:45PM Jan 26, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 1:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 1:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 9:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.74 ft at 9:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:15AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:30AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:45AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:00AM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:15AM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 11:30AM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 11:45AM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 12:00PM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 12:15PM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 12:30PM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 12:45PM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 1:00PM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 1:15PM Jan 27, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 1:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 5:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 5:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 5:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2022Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGLWI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:39AM Jan 28, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.76 ft at 3:15 AM CST 28-Jan-2022. Flood Stage is 8.5 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Thorn Creek at Glenwood. 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: 12.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 8.5
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): 2.5

Historic Crests
(1) 11.14 ft on 07/13/1957
(2) 11.07 ft on 06/13/1981
(3) 11.03 ft on 06/07/1974
(4) 11.00 ft on 09/13/2008
(5) 10.98 ft on 12/03/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.03 ft on 05/17/2020
(2) 7.59 ft on 04/29/2020
(3) 8.52 ft on 01/11/2020
(4) 7.50 ft on 10/26/2019
(5) 9.64 ft on 06/27/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.63 ft on 10/06/2020
(2) 2.65 ft on 10/24/2002
(3) 2.69 ft on 09/05/2019
(4) 2.69 ft on 07/19/2017
(5) 2.77 ft on 10/19/2015
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13 Thorn Creek Basin Water Treatment Plant property threatened in Chicago Heights. A few residences are threatened near US-30 in Chicago Heights.
12.5 Halsted Street threatened at IL-1 in Chicago Heights.
12 Residences threatened along Parkside Avenue and Union Avenue in Chicago Heights. Joe Orr Road threatened in Chicago Heights.
11.5 Structures threatened at US-30 in Chicago Heights. US-30 threatened in Chicago Heights. Chicago Road threatened in Chicago Heights.
9.5 Low-lying sections of Joe Orr Woods are inundated.
9 Edgewood Avenue is threatened near US-30 in Chicago Heights.
7.5 Low-lying sections of Halsted Woods are inundated.
7 Low-lying sections of Thorn Creek Trail are inundated in Chicago Heights.
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2.5 River nears zero flow.
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Latitude: 41.530278° N, Longitude: 87.622222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8.5 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 610.66 619.16 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 610.97 619.47 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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