Around Town – More Images of Flooding in Freeport

Freeport, Illinois — The Flood Warning continues for the Pecatonica River at Freeport until Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service out of the Quad Cities.

* At 3:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring.
* Forecast, Rise to 15.4 feet this evening. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday morning.
* Impact, At 16.0 feet, Water affects parking lots of businesses east of the Stephenson Street bridge and most streets north and south of Illinois Highway 75 are closed. Illinois Highway 75 is also closed.

We were out and about this afternoon and captured some shots of what the south side of Freeport looks like. We also included shots taken by others today in different parts of town.

Photo taken by Cathy Nelson Conder:

The dam is gone at the park. Totally flooded.

Posted by Cathy Nelson Conder on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Photos taken by Steve Farringer:

Sooooooo freaking happy I got to get these.

Posted by Steve Farringer on Wednesday, February 21, 2018


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