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Flag Creek near Willow Springs Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:45PM Sep 18, 2019Highest Observation: 3.26 ft at 3:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:15PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 5:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 11:00AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 11:15AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 11:30AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:45AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 9:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 10:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:15PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:30PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:45PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 4:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 9:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 9:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 9:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:00AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:15AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:30AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 6:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:45PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 3:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 3:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 6:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 8:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 8:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 8:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:00AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:15AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:30AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 12:00PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 12:15PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:30PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:45PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:00PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:15PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:30PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:45PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:00PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 2:15PM Sep 21, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLSI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:39PM Sep 21, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.06 ft at 2:15 PM CDT 21-Sep-2019. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Flag Creek near Willow Springs. 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: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.71 ft on 09/14/1961
(2) 10.57 ft on 04/18/2013
(3) 10.37 ft on 07/18/1996
(4) 10.36 ft on 07/24/2010
(5) 10.22 ft on 06/13/1976
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.15 ft on 05/01/2019
(2) 7.36 ft on 03/01/2017
(3) 8.44 ft on 06/15/2015
(4) 10.06 ft on 08/22/2014
(5) 10.57 ft on 04/18/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.23 ft on 05/01/2012
(2) 3.00 ft on 07/28/1988

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18 German Church Road is threatened in Willow Springs.
15 Widespread inundation of the floodplain in Burr Ridge and Willow Springs affects numerous residences, structures, and roadways.
14.5 Structures are threatened at Score Sports Center in Willow Springs. Residences are threatened along Hess Lane at Wolf Road in Willow Springs.
14 Pleasantview Fire Station 2 is threatened in Burr Ridge. 79th Street is threatened near the creek in Burr Ridge.
13.5 Residences threatened along Wolf Road near 79th Street in Burr Ridge. Wolf Road is threatened north of German Church Road in Willow Springs.
12.5 Wolf Road is threatened near 79th Street in Burr Ridge. Hess Lane is threatened near Wolf Road in Willow Springs.
12 A few structures are threatened near Wolf Road and German Church Road in Willow Springs. 91st Street is threatened west of the creek in Willow Springs.
11 Vale Court threatened near the creek in Willow Springs.
10.5 Score Sports Center parking lot is threatened in Willow Springs.
10 Orchard Road is threatened at 91st Street in Willow Springs. Athletic fields are threatened at Walker Park in Burr Ridge.
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Latitude: 41.738889° N, Longitude: 87.896700° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 606.08 Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 606.36 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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