Rockford Scanner™: SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR STEPHENSON COUNTY

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The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for western Ogle County has expired as the storms have weakened slightly. Still, wind gusts to around 45 mph probable with these storms as they near Byron and Oregon. Storms to spread across much of north central Illinois north of I-80 (including Rockford) through 11 pm.


A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR STEPHENSON COUNTY…

At 806 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Pearl City to near Freeport, moving northeast at
30 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include…
Freeport, Pearl City, Cedarville, Davis, Dakota, German Valley, Rock
City, Ridott, Rock Grove, Eleroy, Red Oak, Damascus, Afolkey, Scioto
Mills, Winneshiek, Dakota Dornink Airport, Albertus Airport, Bolton,
Stephenson County Fairgrounds and Lake Summerset.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
sturdy building.


A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM CDT FOR WESTERN OGLE COUNTY…

At 819 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Freeport to near Polo, moving northeast at 40
mph. These storms have a history of producing 60 mph winds and
quarter size hail in Carroll County.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to
roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include…
Mount Morris, Polo, Forreston, Leaf River and Adeline.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.








Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries On The East Side

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Sources reporting a bad accident on E State st. 

Details are minimal due to the encryption. 

Reports of a bad accident on E State st and at least two people are reporting head injuries. Two ambulances have been dispatched to the scene via the RFD traffic. Avoid the area or expect delays

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Possible Hostage Situation Near S Beloit

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Sources reporting a possible hostage situation near S. Beloit.

Details are minimal due to the encryption.

There is a domestic situation with a person with a knife holding some people hostage near Cheney Drive in S. Beloit. 

Still developing

 

 








Power Outage in Rockford

 

 

 

Versailles apartments at 5145 E State St is without power due to a bad ground line.

Comed says power probably won’t be restored until about 8pm tonight

 

Rockford Scanner™: Over 100 Planes Taking Off In Formation in Groups Of 3, This Weekend. Keep Your Eyes To The Sky!



Information of where you can watch this from at http://rickietraeger.com/rockford-airport-krfd-planespotting/

Rockford Airport (KRFD) Planespotting

Keep your eyes on the sky this Saturday around noon!

Witness the largest gathering of Bonanza aircraft from all over the country
depart RFD en route to the AirVenture at Wisconsin’s Wittman Field in Oshkosh, WI.

Nearly 130 Beechcraft Bonanzas will take off in groups of three and fly in formation to the group’s destination.








Rockford Scanner™: Another Rockford Business Robbed At Gunpoint, Suspects Get Away

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ARMED ROBBERY TO BUSINESS
Date: 07/18/2018 10:00 pm

On 7/18/2018, at around 10:00PM, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the Savoy Lounge, 3929 Broadway, in regards to an Armed Robbery to the business. Officers met with an employee and several customers, who reported that two suspects entered the bar, displayed handguns, and demanded money from the bartender. The suspects obtained a small amount of money from the business and from one of the patrons.

No injuries requiring medical attention were reported.

The suspects were described as follows:

#1 Black male, unknown age, 6’00” 190lbs, wearing all dark clothing, including a mask.

#2 Black male, unknown age, 5’10” 150lbs, wearing all dark clothing, including a mask.

Both suspects were armed with handguns.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Possible Extrication Needed

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Just before 1 am several emergency personnel were responding to a rollover accident. It happened in Boone County near RT 173. 

A vehicle has rolled over and a person is reported to be trapped. 

Injuries were reported, believed to be non life threatening. 

Avoid the area