Rockford Scanner™: Flash Flood Watch




Flood Watch
National Weather Service Chicago IL
329 PM CDT Sat Jun 9 2018

Winnebago-Ogle-Lee-La Salle-
Including the cities of Rockford, Oregon, Dixon, and Ottawa
329 PM CDT Sat Jun 9 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of north central Illinois,
  including the following areas, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and
  Winnebago.

* From 1 AM CDT Sunday through Sunday morning

* Another round of heavy rain producing thunderstorms will move
  into the Interstate 39 corridor overnight into early Sunday
  morning. These storms have the potential to produce localized
  flash flooding as many locations across this area received one
  and half to three inches of rain yesterday into this morning.

* Areas that received flash flooding last night had over 2 inches
  of rain in an hour that quickly inundated some roadways. Use
  extra caution as this rain will start in some locations at
  night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.