Dams are supposed to block the flow of water.
The Fox River dam in Algonquin is wide open, however.
Nevertheless, the dam is blocking the flooded Fox.
Yesterday I thought I got a more dramatic photo with the river about 3-4 inches higher, but when I returned home, I found that I had left my smart card in the computer. (Can’t wait for the dcomments.)
The dikes at the home closest to Cornish Park and the bridge were holding Friday morning.
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Added in the evening: