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Skokie River at Lake Forest Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 2 ft at 6:15AM Jun 30, 2020Highest Observation: 2 ft at 6:30AM Jun 30, 2020Highest Observation: 2 ft at 6:45AM Jun 30, 2020Highest Observation: 2 ft at 7:00AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:15AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:30AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:45AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:00AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:15AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:30AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:45AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:00AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:15AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:30AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:45AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:00AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:15AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:30AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:45AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:00AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:15AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:30AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:45AM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 3:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 4:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.96 ft at 10:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:00PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:15PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:30PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:45PM Jun 30, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 1:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 1:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 10:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:15AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:30AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:45AM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:00PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:15PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:30PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:45PM Jul 01, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:00AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:15AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:30AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:45AM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:00PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:15PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:30PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:45PM Jul 02, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:00AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:15AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:30AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:45AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 1:00AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 1:15AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 1:30AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 1:45AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:00AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:15AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:30AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:45AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:00AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:15AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:30AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:45AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:00AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:15AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:30AM Jul 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:45AM Jul 03, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLAFI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:09AM Jul 3, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.77 ft at 4:45 AM CDT 3-Jul-2020. Flood Stage is 6 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Skokie River at Lake Forest. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Highland Park
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 4
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.09 ft on 07/12/2017
(2) 8.35 ft on 07/22/1982
(3) 8.27 ft on 09/26/1986
(4) 7.94 ft on 12/03/1982
(5) 7.78 ft on 10/13/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.54 ft on 12/01/2018
(2) 7.35 ft on 09/03/2018
(3) 7.33 ft on 10/14/2017
(4) 9.09 ft on 07/12/2017
(5) 6.21 ft on 06/29/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.05 ft on 05/27/1991
(2) 1.59 ft on 10/01/2009

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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13 Widespread inundation of structures and roadways in the floodplain reaches multiple blocks from the river in Highland Park. Numerous residences may be threatened near the creek off Onwentsia Road and Westleight Road in Lake Forest.
11.5 Lake Forest Police Department may be threatened. Numerous commercial structures may be threatened along US-41 (Skokie Highway) in Highland Park.
11 Numerous residences are threatened off Half Day Road near Sleepy Hollow Park, near Central Avenue and Beverly Place in Highland Park, and near Highland Park High School. Structures are threatened at Highland Park High School. Half Day Road is threatened in Highland Park.
10.5 US-41 (Skokie Highway) is threatened near Rockland Road in Lake Bluff.
10 Onwentsia Road, Deerpath Road, and Old Elm Road are threatened in Lake Forest. Numerous residential streets are threatened off Onwentsia Road and Westleigh Road in Lake Forest.
9 A few residences are threatened off Half Day Road near Sleepy Hollow Park, and near Central Avenue and Beverly Place in Highland Park. Roadways and parking areas are threatened near Centennial Ice Arena in Highland Park. Athletic fields are threatened at Cunniff Park in Highland Park.
7 Athletic fields are threatened at Highland Park High School.
6.5 Numerous residential streets are threatened off Half Day Road near Sleepy Hollow Park in Highland Park. Parking lots threatened off Park Avenue near Skokie Highway (US-41) in Highland Park.
6 Trail Way threatened near Sleepy Hollow Park in Highland Park.
5.5 Low-lying sections of Deerpath Golf Course and Onwentsia Golf Course are inundated in Lake Forest. Low-lying sections of Highland Park Country Club are inundated.
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Latitude: 42.232500° N, Longitude: 87.845278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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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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