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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Kankakee River near Lorenzo. 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: 508
Low Stage (in feet): 502.5

Historic Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 504.06 ft on 09/20/2013
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510.5 Shutown power generation at Dresden Station is threatened.
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502.5 Low water levels begin to impact shipping interests along the river.
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Latitude: 41.388889° N, Longitude: 88.261389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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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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(gauge height = 0)
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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
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