Watches, Warnings & Advisories

2 products issued by NWS for: 3 Miles SSE Rockford IL

Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
732 AM CDT Sat Jul 13 2024

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in

  Crawfish River At Milford affecting Jefferson County.

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

  ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE affecting Dodge County.

  Rock River At Afton affecting Winnebago and Rock Counties.


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

The next statement will be issued this evening at 730 PM CDT.


732 AM CDT Sat Jul 13 2024


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

* WHERE...Rock River at Afton.

* WHEN...Until early Wednesday morning.

* 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.

  - At 7:00 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 9.6 feet.
  - Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 7:00 AM CDT Saturday was 9.7 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    Tuesday evening and continue falling to 8.4 feet Friday
  - Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    9.6 feet on 03/14/1985.


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    Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed
Afton           9.0   8.0   9.56  7 am 7/13   9.4  9.2  9.0  8.9

-                    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           9.86  6 pm 7/06        -0.08       9.60  7 am 7/13


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



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
317 AM CDT Sat Jul 13 2024

Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Northern Cook-Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-
Southern Will-Eastern Will-Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
317 AM CDT Sat Jul 13 2024 /417 AM EDT Sat Jul 13 2024/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Illinois...northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

 Limited Fog Risk...mainly this morning.
 Limited Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
     Level 2 of 5 Damaging Wind Risk...up to 60 mph.
     Level 1 of 5 Large Hail Risk...up to 1 inch in diameter
     Level 1 of 5 Flash Flooding Risk.


Patchy dense fog is possible this morning, mainly in open and
rural areas.

Several rounds of thunderstorms are possible from this morning
through early Sunday morning. The strongest storms may produce
locally damaging winds, damaging hail, and flash flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Sunday and Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
     Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
     Flash Flooding Risk.
  Elevated Excessive Heat Risk.
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk.


Additional waves of thunderstorms are possible on Sunday and
Monday with continued threats of damaging winds, damaging hail,
and flash flooding.

Dangerous heat with heat indices over 100 degrees are possible on
Sunday and Monday.

In addition, heat indices over 100 degrees are expected Sunday
and Monday afternoons.


  Spotters may be needed this afternoon through the overnight

  Moving toward the southeast at 45 mph.