Friday Evening Flood Warning Update

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A FLASH FLOOD WATCH remains in effect for the entire area until SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

After several rounds of rain showers and thunderstorms have moved through our area over the past few days, and rain showers currently moving through our area, expect a few more rounds of rain showers and thunderstorms to move through. With all this rain falling across the area over the past week, and with a few more inches of rain possible over the next couple of days, river flooding is expected to occur in our area.

Here is a partial list of the area rivers that are expected to reach flood stage within the week. As always, if you have any questions feel free to email weather@wtvo.com

MINOR FLOOD STAGE

Rock River at Afton, WI is currently at Minor Flood Stage with a water height of 10.3 feet. The river is expected to rise to 11.0 feet (high-end Minor Flood Stage) by Monday Night and remain at flood level through the next five days.

Rock River at Dixon, IL is currently below flood stage with a water height of 13.8 feet. The river is expected to rise to 16.7 feet (Minor Flood Stage) by Tuesday Morning before gradually dropping through the work week to below flood stage by late Friday.

Sugar River at Brodhead, WI is currently at Minor Flood Stage with a water height of 6.7 feet. The river is expected to rise to 7.7 feet (Minor Flood Stage) by Monday Evening.

Kishwaukee River at Perryville, IL is currently below flood stage with a water height of 8.2 feet. The river is expected to rise to 13.5 feet (Minor Flood Stage) by Sunday Night/early Monday Morning before dropping below flood stage by Tuesday Night.

Rock River at Como, IL is currently below flood stage with a water height of 11.0 feet. The river is expected to rise to 14.3 feet (Minor Flood Stage) by Tuesday Evening and then drop below flood stage later in the work week.

MODERATE FLOOD STAGE

Pecatonica River at Shirland, IL is currently at Moderate Flood Stage with a water height of 14.0 feet. The river is expected to rise to 15.0 feet (Moderate Flood Stage) by Tuesday Night and remain at this level through the work week.

Rock River at Rockton, IL is currently at Minor Flood Stage with a water height of 12.7 feet. The river is expected to rise to 12.5 feet (Moderate Flood Stage) by Monday Night and remain near this height through the work week.

Rock River at Latham Park, IL is currently at Minor Flood Stage with a water height of 10.8 feet. The river is expected to rise to 12.8 feet (Moderate Flood Stage) by Monday Night and remain near this height through the work week.

Rock River at Byron, IL is currently below flood stage with a water height of 12.2 feet. The river is expected to rise to 15.5 feet by Monday Evening and remain within Moderate Flood Stage through Friday Morning.

Pecatonica River at Freeport, IL is currently at Minor Flood Stage with a water height of 13.4 feet. The river is expected to rise to 15.6 feet by Wednesday Morning and remain within the Moderate Flood Stage through the work week.

Pecatonica River at Martintown, WI is currently at Minor Flood Stage with a water height of 17.2 feet. The river is expected to rise to 19.2 feet by Sunday Evening and remain at flood stage through the work week.

MAJOR FLOOD STAGE

There are currently no rivers in our area that are expected to reach the Major Flood Stage.

-Timothy Albertson

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