April 2013 Record River Crests (updated 4/22)

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The following are preliminary record crests for rivers that have crested in northern Illinois. All data is preliminary until certified by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) or U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

as of 4/22/2013

River Location

April 2013
Crest

Date Previous
Record
Date
Des Plaines River Des Plaines, IL 10.92
4/19 10.88
10/1/1986
Des Plaines River Riverside, IL 11.42
4/19 9.90 8/15/1987
Vermilion River Leonore, IL 30.31 4/18 27.13 12/4/1982
N Branch Chicago River Chicago Albany Ave 8.57 4/18 7.86 9/14/2008
E Branch Du Page River Bolingbrook, IL 25.85 4/18 24.04 9/14/2008
Fox River McHenry, IL Tailwater

7.45
(nearing crest)

4/22 7.20 10/2/1986
Illinois River Morris, IL 24.91 4/19 24.84 9/16/2008
Illinois River Ottawa, IL 473.72 4/19 472.21 9/16/2008
Illinois River La Salle, IL 34.44 4/20 33.79 9/16/2008



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