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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Illinois River near La Salle are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Henry
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 31
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.44 ft on 04/20/2013
(2) 33.79 ft on 09/16/2008
(3) 32.14 ft on 05/03/2019
(4) 32.05 ft on 12/05/1982
(5) 32.02 ft on 03/12/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 32.14 ft on 05/03/2019
(2) 30.61 ft on 02/23/2018
(3) 23.02 ft on 07/24/2017
(4) 27.25 ft on 05/02/2017
(5) 24.56 ft on 04/08/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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34.5 North Utica Village Hall, police department, and wastewater treatement plant property are threatened.
33 A couple structures are threatened near the river in downtown La Salle.
32 Numerous industrial and utility properties are threatened along Water Street near downtown LaSalle. A few residences threatened in North Utica. IL-178 (Clark Street) threatened in North Utica.
31 A couple structures threatened in North Utica.
30 La Salle water pumping station property is threatened.
28.5 Water Street is threatened in Peru.
28 Dee Bennet Road is threatened between Ottawa and Utica.
22 Lower parking lot at Starved Rock State Park is inundated east of La Salle.
20 Agricultural areas in La Salle, Spring Valley, and Peru lowlands are flooded.
17.5 Low-lying agricultural land near the river is inundated.

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