Rockford Scanner™: Sheriff Lift No Wake Ban, As NWS Issues River Flood Warning Now In Effect

NWS issues a River Flood Warning:

Flood Warning for
The Rock River At Afton.
* At  4:00 PM Sunday the stage was 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage after
midnight tomorrow.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Minor erosional flood damge occurs to
lowland and agricultural land adjacent to the river in the Afton
and Janesville areas.


River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.