Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
959 AM CDT Tue Jun 18 2024

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Wisconsin...

  Rock River At Afton affecting Rock and Winnebago Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued this evening at 1000 PM CDT.

&&

ILC201-WIC105-190300-
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/AFTW3.1.ER.240605T0822Z.240613T1400Z.240619T1800Z.UU/
959 AM CDT Tue Jun 18 2024

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL TOMORROW EVENING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Rock River at Afton.

* WHEN...Until tomorrow evening.

* IMPACTS...At 9.1 feet, Floodwaters affect property of a home on
  South Christian Road on the east side of the river in the Afton
  area.  There is minor erosional flood damage to lowland and
  agricultural land in the Afton and Janesville areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 9:00 AM CDT Tuesday the stage was 9.1 feet.
  - Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 9:00 AM CDT Tuesday was 9.2 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    early tomorrow afternoon and continue falling to 7.9 feet
    Tuesday, June 25.
  - Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    9.2 feet on 05/04/1951.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.

(Stages in ft.)       Bank-       Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood full       observed        ...for 7 am...
Location        stage stage     stage/time    Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat
Afton           9.0   8.0   9.11  9 am 6/18   9.0  8.9  8.7  8.5

-                    Highest       24 hour change
-                    observed      in river stage
-                    stage in        (ft.) up to     Highest stage
-                    the last      latest observed    forecast in
-                     7 days            stage         next 7 days
Afton           9.5   11 am 6/13       -0.10       9.10  1 am 6/19


&&

LAT...LON 4274 8910 4274 8903 4265 8899 4247 8902
      4248 8910 4261 8909


$$

MRC