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City of Rockford Illinois Police Department
Friday September 13th, 2019 :: 12:41 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 06:45AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Lake County in northeastern Illinois... Northeastern Ogle County in north central Illinois... Northern De Kalb County in north central Illinois... Winnebago County in north central Illinois... Northern Kane County in northeastern Illinois... McHenry County in northeastern Illinois... Boone County in north central Illinois...

* Until 645 AM CDT Friday.

* At 1237 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Rockford, Waukegan, Buffalo Grove, Carpentersville, North Chicago, Gurnee, Mundelein, Algonquin, Highland Park, McHenry, Belvidere, Vernon Hills, Woodstock, Zion, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Grayslake, Libertyville, Lake Zurich and Lake Forest. Additional rainfall amounts of one to maybe two inches are possible in the warned area.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MCHENRY, IL ... KANE, IL ... WINNEBAGO, IL ... OGLE, IL ... DE KALB, IL ... BOONE, IL ... LAKE, IL

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Address/Location
City of Rockford Illinois Police Department
557 S Newtowne Dr
Rockford, IL 61108

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-966-2900

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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