Rockford Scanner™: Possible Flash Flooding Later Tonight, Flash Flood Watch Issued




 
Flash Flood Watch
Weather Updated: Oct 01 3:22AM
Issued by the National Weather Service
For Winnebago County, Illinois
FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM 10PM CDT TUE UNTIL 10AM CDT WED …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, BOONE AND WINNEBAGO.
* FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING * SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS THIS EVENING WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS FAR NORTHERN ILLINOIS OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. RAINFALL RATES WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES, RESULTING IN AMOUNTS EXCEEDING ONE AND A HALF INCHES AND POTENTIALLY NEARING THREE INCHES IN PARTS OF BOONE AND WINNEBAGO COUNTIES. WITH THE HEAVIER RATES ON ELEVATED SOIL MOISTURE LEVELS, FLASH FLOODING MAY OCCUR INCLUDING IN PARTS OF THE ROCKFORD METRO, ESPECIALLY IF RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE HEAVIER THAN FORECAST.
* THIS RAINFALL EVENT WILL OCCUR AT NIGHT INTO THE EARLY MORNING. IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER TO NEVER DRIVE THROUGH A FLOODED ROAD, AND AT NIGHT IT CAN BE PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS. BE PREPARED TO ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME AND BE CAUTIOUS FOR FLOODING DURING THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED
 










 

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