Pictures from Flood Survey of Kankakee and Iroquois Rivers

On Thursday, January 11, a team of meteorologists from the Chicago office of the NWS visited areas along the Kankakee and Iroquois Rivers in Illinois and Indiana to document the effects from recent flooding.  Here are a few photos from this survey.

RR trestle at Aroma Park
Water levels eclipse the 10’ mark on the railroad trestle over the Kankakee River at Aroma Park, Illinois.

Flood waters reach nearly to the bottom of the bridge over the Kankakee River at Momence, Illinois.

Rensselaer, IN
Water from the Iroquois River at Rensselaer, Indiana, threatens the Washington Street Bridge.

Watseka, IL
Watseka, Illinois, was especially hard hit by the floodwaters of the Iroquois River.

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