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Winter Storm Warning Still in Effect

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Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight CST
tonight... 

* timing... light snow will persist through this evening. Periods
  of moderate to heavy snow are possible at times early this
  morning and again this afternoon.

* Snow accumulations... an additional 3 to 6 inches of snow is
  expected today. This will result in a storm total of 5 to 9
  inches.

* Visibilities... look for reduced visibilities during the 
  heavier snowfall... likely below a mile at times. 

* Impacts... plan on difficult driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring.  Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... 
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

 




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RS Fan Reporting Large police Presence/Scene

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Rockford Scanner fan sent us this: Alpine south of State is shut down both north and south bound lanes, several pd. Not sure what happened.

Update from RS Fan David JP Lickteig: Alpine Road was (is?) closed from E State to approx Charles St (Heartland Church) due to a serious, multiple (2+) car accident at the Alpine Park / Larson Ave intersection. Was at approx 11:30 pm Saturday night, and probably for at least a few hours. Several emergency vehicles on scene.

Tammy Stroud: 5 car pile up from what I was told

Rockford Police are encrypted, and have not released any information. So it is not known what is going on…..




Rockford fire department en route to an apartment complex fire

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Around 10:35 PM the Rockford fire department were dispatched to an address on Sun Valley Ter. Scanner traffic is saying in an apartment building is possibly on fire. Reports of the apartment complex filling up with smoke. There are 8 apartments in the complex. Several units are in route to the scene




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Rollover accident with injuries in Loves Park

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Around 10 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched for a rollover accident near the Forest Hills country club. It was originally dispatched as two people were trapped inside the vehicle. Both Northpark fire department and loves park fire department were dispatched. When emergency personnel arrived on scene they confirmed no entrapment. But there are injuries being reported and two ambulances have been dispatched




 

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Roscoe Snowmobile Ordinance

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SNOWMOBILES (Roscoe)

§ 73.01 OPERATIONAL HOURS.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a snowmobile upon any place, street, highway or private property within the Village limits at the following times:
(A) Saturday and Sunday: between 12:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.; and
(B) Sunday through Thursday, inclusive: 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on the following day.

§ 73.02 SPEED.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a snowmobile anywhere in the Village limits at a speed greater than 15 miles per hour, except on private property owned or in control of the operator, or unless permission is granted by the property owner to operators of snowmobiles to operate upon the land at a higher rate of speed.

§ 73.03 AREAS WHERE OPERATION DECLARED UNLAWFUL.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a snowmobile as follows:
(A) Upon or along either side of Main Street from a point bordered on the south by Grove Street and bordered on the north by the name of Reimer Drive, except to cross Main Street and except upon the far right of the road right-of-way; and
(B) Upon any public playground and school grounds.

§ 73.04 OPERATION GENERALLY.
(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to drive or operate a snowmobile:
(1) In the opposite direction of the normal traffic flow;
(2) Upon any sidewalk or paved bike path in the Village limits;
(3) Equipped or designated to perform in international or national competition circuits; and
(4) With any firearm in his or her possession, unless it is unloaded and in a carrying case or the person is permitted to do so by law.
(B) No person shall deposit from a snowmobile or the snow, ice or ground surface, trash, glass, garbage, insoluble material, or other offensive matter.

§ 73.05 ACCIDENT REPORTS.
The operators of any snowmobiles involved in a collision, accident, or other casualty shall notify the Police Department immediately for a proper investigation report.

 




 

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Vehicle Crashes Into/At The Oasis





Around 8:08 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched to the Belvidere Oasis. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into the bridge under the oasis on I-90. Unknown on injuries. Several emergency personnel are en route

 

Note: Belvidere has two calls. One of the calls the people are doing CPR. It is not yet known if that is this call (the accident) or the other call)



Multiple injuries being reported at an accident scene

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Around 7:10 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Appleton near the grain bin. There is an accident near this location and multiple injuries are being reported. Several emergency personnel are en route.

Earlier was another accident near this location.

Multiple accidents being reported on the scanner all around the area. Please do not travel unless you need to




 

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One Person Stabbed in Rockford

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Officers responded to 2626 Hanson St in reference to two males roommates fighting. Upon arrival Officers learned a fight ensued between the males over one wanting twenty dollars from the other. During the altercation one of the subjects obtained a large kitchen knife and stabbed the other. The victim grabbed the knife and broke it. The suspect then obtained a second and continued to try and stab the victim. The victim defended himself by hitting the suspect. The suspect was transported to a local hospital for treatment and charged with Aggravated Battery and Domestic Battery. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.

 




 

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House Fire Near Cherry Valley





Rockford Scanner fan Andrea Spaulding & Gabriella Spaulding sent us a few photos of a house fire on Mill rd near Cherry Valley.

UPDATE: Cherry Valley FD did a live house burn today for training.






Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow

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Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
midnight CST Sunday night... 

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to midnight CST Sunday night. The Winter Weather
Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Timing... expect snow to develop this afternoon and then 
  diminish by Sunday evening. 

* Snow accumulations... the heaviest totals are expected north of
  Interstate 88 where storm totals of 7 to 11 inches are likely by
  Sunday evening. South of Interstate 88 to the I-80 corridor
  totals of 5 to 9 inches are expected by Sunday evening. Snow
  amounts should tapper off south of Interstate 80 into the 3 to 6
  inch range across far southern sections of the warning
  area... where the snow could mix with rain later Sunday.

* Visibilities... look for reduced visibilities during the 
  heavier snowfall... likely below a mile at times. 

* Impacts... plan on difficult driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring.  Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... 
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

 

 




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