Wind is causing havoc in the Loves Park area.
Around 9 am this morning a transformer has blown and a tree is on fire in the 7400 block of Saturn st in Loves Park. Multiple transformers are blowing in this area, including one near the Maple Elementary School.
Around the same time an officer was reporting the traffic lights are out at Forest Hills and Harlem and near Riverside and Material.
Update: Many intersections in Loves Park and across the Rockford area are reporting traffic signals out. Please stop and treat them as a 4 way stop if you encounter an intersection without lights.
More info on the strong winds today http://rockfordscanner.com/2017/03/very-strong-winds-all-day-today/