Flood Warning In Effect for Kankakee River


The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at U.S. 30.

Flood stage is 10 feet, and at 8 last night it was at 9.6 and rising. Minor flooding is forecast, with the river expected to rise above flood stage this morning. It’s predicted to crest around 6 p.m. and fall below flood stage early Friday morning. Flooding of low-lying agricultural areas begins when the river hits 10 feet in that area.