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Hickory Creek at Joliet Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 11.31 ft at 7:00PM Feb 14, 2020Highest Observation: 11.32 ft at 7:15PM Feb 14, 2020Highest Observation: 11.32 ft at 7:30PM Feb 14, 2020Highest Observation: 11.32 ft at 7:45PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.31 ft at 8:00PM Feb 14, 2020Highest Observation: 11.32 ft at 8:15PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.3 ft at 8:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.29 ft at 8:45PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.28 ft at 9:00PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.27 ft at 9:15PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.26 ft at 9:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.26 ft at 9:45PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 10:00PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.23 ft at 10:15PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.23 ft at 10:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 10:45PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 11:00PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 11:15PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 11:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 11:45PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 12:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 12:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 12:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 12:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 1:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 1:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 1:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 1:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 2:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 2:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 2:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 2:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 3:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 3:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 3:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 3:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 4:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 4:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 4:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 4:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 5:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 5:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 5:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 5:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 6:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.18 ft at 6:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.18 ft at 6:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 6:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.18 ft at 7:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 7:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 7:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 7:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.22 ft at 8:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.22 ft at 8:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.22 ft at 8:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.25 ft at 8:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 9:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 9:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.26 ft at 9:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.25 ft at 9:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.25 ft at 10:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.25 ft at 10:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.25 ft at 10:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 10:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 11:00AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 11:15AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.23 ft at 11:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.23 ft at 11:45AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 12:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 12:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.25 ft at 12:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 12:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 1:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 1:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 1:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 1:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 2:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 2:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 2:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 2:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.22 ft at 3:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 3:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 3:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.25 ft at 3:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.25 ft at 4:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 5:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 5:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 5:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 5:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 6:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 6:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 6:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 6:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.14 ft at 7:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.14 ft at 7:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.14 ft at 7:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 7:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 8:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 8:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 8:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 8:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 9:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 9:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 9:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 10:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 10:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:00PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 11:15PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 11:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:45PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 12:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 12:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 12:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 12:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.11 ft at 2:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 2:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 2:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 2:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.13 ft at 3:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.14 ft at 3:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.14 ft at 3:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 3:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.15 ft at 4:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 4:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 4:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.17 ft at 4:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.18 ft at 5:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.18 ft at 5:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.18 ft at 5:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 5:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 6:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 6:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.19 ft at 6:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 6:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 7:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 7:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 7:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.22 ft at 7:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 8:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.22 ft at 8:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.22 ft at 8:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.21 ft at 8:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 9:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.2 ft at 9:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 9:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 10:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 10:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 10:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 10:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 11:00AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 11:15AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 11:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 11:45AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 12:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 12:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 12:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 12:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 1:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 1:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 1:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 1:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 2:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 2:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 2:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 2:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 3:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 3:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 3:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 3:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 5:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 5:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 6:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 6:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 6:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 6:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 7:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 7:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 7:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 7:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 8:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 8:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 8:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 8:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 9:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 9:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 9:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 9:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 10:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 10:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 10:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 10:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 11:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 11:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 11:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 11:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 12:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 12:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 12:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 12:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 1:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 1:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 1:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 1:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 2:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 2:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 2:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 2:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 3:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 3:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 3:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 3:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 4:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 4:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 4:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 5:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 5:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 6:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 6:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 6:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 6:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 7:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 7:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 7:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 7:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 8:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 8:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 8:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 8:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 9:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 9:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 9:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 9:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 10:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 10:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 10:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 10:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 11:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 11:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 11:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 11:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 12:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 12:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 12:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 12:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.02 ft at 1:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 1:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.04 ft at 1:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.03 ft at 1:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 2:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.05 ft at 2:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 2:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 2:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 3:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 3:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 3:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.06 ft at 3:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 4:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 5:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 11.08 ft at 5:15PM Feb 17, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesJHCI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:53PM Feb 17, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 11.08 ft at 5:15 PM CST 17-Feb-2020. Flood Stage is 16.5 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Hickory Creek at Joliet. 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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 16.5
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.90 ft on 06/13/1981
(2) 32.80 ft on 07/13/1957
(3) 31.00 ft on 01/01/1902
(4) 30.50 ft on 04/05/1947
(5) 28.80 ft on 10/11/1954
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.70 ft on 03/01/2017
(2) 15.12 ft on 12/29/2015
(3) 15.84 ft on 06/16/2015
(4) 16.09 ft on 07/13/2014
(5) 19.50 ft on 04/18/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.20 ft on 07/30/1984
(2) 9.90 ft on 12/07/2011
(3) 9.99 ft on 04/03/2012
(4) 10.02 ft on 11/02/2011
(5) 10.17 ft on 05/31/2012
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33 Richards Street Bridge is overtopped in Joliet.
32 4th Avenue Bridge is overtopped in Joliet.
30 Widespread inundation of the floodplain reaches multiple blocks away from the creek in Joliet.
24 Water reaches the top of the channelized bank near the gauge site in Joliet.
21 Residential property is threatened near the creek in Joliet.
19 Highland Park Drive is threatened near Pilcher Park in Joliet.
17 Low-lying portions of Highland Park and Pilcher Park and inundated in Joliet. Some roadways may be impacted in the New Lenox area.
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Latitude: 41.515000° N, Longitude: 88.073300° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16.5 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 505.7 Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 506 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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