SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR OGLE…WINNEBAGO AND SOUTHWESTERN
BOONE COUNTIES UNTIL 1115 AM CDT…
At 1026 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Machesney Park to near Pecatonica to near
Shannon. Movement was southeast at 40 mph.
Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
Locations impacted include…
Rockford, Belvidere, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Rochelle, South
Beloit, Rockton, Oregon, Mount Morris, Rockford Airport, Roscoe,
Poplar Grove, Byron, Cherry Valley, Winnebago, Polo, Pecatonica,
Forreston, Durand and Hillcrest.
Including the following interstates…
I-39 between mile markers 97 and 123.
I-88 between mile markers 75 and 82.
I-90 between mile markers 1 and 2, and between mile markers 51 and
This includes… Boone County Fairgrounds, Castle Rock State Park,
Lowden State Park, Ogle County Fairgrounds, Rock Cut State Park, Rock
Valley College, Rockford Aviators Baseball, Rockford Speedway, White
Pines State Park, and Winnebago County Fairgrounds.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded