Galena, Illinois — At 232 PM CST, emergency management officials reported flooding across the warned area. Numerous reports of closed roads due to high water have been received. Two to three inches of rain have already
fallen. Flooding due to frozen ground and heavy rain will continue.
Some locations that will experience flooding include… Freeport, Sterling, Rock Falls, Maquoketa, Morrison, Galena, Mount Carroll, Savanna, Lena, Bellevue, Prophetstown, Stockton, East Dubuque, Erie, Lanark, Warren, Garden Plain, Milledgeville, Preston and Fairhaven.
Additional rainfall amounts of less than half an inch are possible in the warned area.
Today in Galena – flood gates are closed, thank goodness!
It may be pouring down tonight but the shops and dining are 90% open year round. Mention this post for 20% off your highest priced item at #GabbyGifts in historic #GalenaIL. @visitgalenaorg
Uh-oh. They closed the floodgates in Galena… not good.
Flooding in Galena starting this (Tuesday) morning