Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1114 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Forecast flooding Changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...
  Pecatonica River near Shirland affecting Winnebago County

...Observed flooding changed from Minor to Minor severity for the
following rivers in Illinois...
  Rock River at Rockton affecting Winnebago County

.Crests have increased on the Pecatonica River at Shirland and on the
Rock River at Rockton due to continued rises upstream in Wisconsin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.

Additional information can be found at weather.gov/chicago.

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ILC201-230514-
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1114 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Pecatonica River near Shirland.
* until further notice.
* At 1100 AM Thursday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.8 feet by
  Saturday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 15.7 feet...The Shirland Harrison road floods.

&&

LAT...LON 4249 8909 4242 8907 4240 8917 4229 8934
      4236 8940 4247 8922

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ILC201-230513-
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1114 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Rock River at Rockton.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 1030 AM Thursday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.5 feet by
  Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Water begins to flow over low lying roads
  along the river in Roscoe.

&&

LAT...LON 4246 8912 4251 8908 4250 8899 4246 8902
      4240 8895 4240 8905

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