Rockford Scanner™: Flash Flooding & More Rain



 

As the storms rolled through the area it brought heavy rains to the area.  Several area were reporting some flash flooding.  No injuries have been reported that we are aware of yet.

UPDATE from the village of Winnebago: Water has receded and the roadway is clear.

Elida Street between Runyard and School Streets is flooded at the moment and the street is being blocked off. All other north and south streets are clear of any obstruction. Please modify your route. Through the Village.

More rain is in the forecast:

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central
Illinois...Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk.
  Elevated Flooding Risk.
  Limited Excessive heat Risk.

DISCUSSION...

Scattered thunderstorms are expected today and tonight. The
greatest coverage of storms along with the greatest flood threat
is expected along and north of the Interstate 88 corridor, though
isolated storms are possible farther south.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Tuesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk.
Wednesday...
  Elevated Flooding Risk.
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk.
  High Swim Risk
Thursday through Saturday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  High Swim Risk
Sunday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

DISCUSSION:

There will be periodic thunderstorm chances throughout the week. In
addition, hot and humid conditions are also expected into Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

  Moving toward the northeast 30 to 40 mph.