2/14/20 River Ice and Ice Jam Potential This Weekend (NWS-NOAA)

From NWS Chicago - NOAA:   Rock, Fox, and Kankakee Basin emergency managers and stormwater contacts,   This is a heads up regarding the potential for rapid river ice formation today through the weekend which could lead to freeze-up ice jams. Some supplemental reports...

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1/24/2020: UPDATE FROM THE IDNR

PLEASE SEE THE UPDATE FROM THE IDNR BELOW.  HAVE A SAFE AND NICE WEEKEND! As of this morning, all gates at Stratton Dam and Algonquin Dam have been completely opened.  This action was taken per the operational manual and taking into consideration that: (1) an increase...

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12/13/19 WATER STATUS UPDATE FROM IDNR-OWR

The NWS is predicting wetter than normal precipitation from December 2019 through February 2020 across areas that already have wet soil and high river levels as depicted on Figure 2 below.  This could result in a higher probability of flood events occurring in 2020...

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OFFICE CLOSED TO PUBLIC 12/23-1/1

Our office will be closed to the public from Monday December 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020 for the Holidays. We will be back open to the public on Thursday January 2, 2020. We hope everyone has a safe and Happy Holiday season.

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