Freeport, Illinois — July 27, 2017 — With all the flooding and storms sweeping through our region and with current active Flood advisories, the Weather Channel was in Freeport and Stephenson County on Thursday broadcasting the weather from our region. As you watch the segment, keep in mind there is a Flood Warning now in effect until August 3rd.
Flood Warning in effect until Thursday, August 3 at 10:00 PM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service
Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday morning... The Flood Warning continues for The Pecatonica River at Freeport. * Until Wednesday morning. * At 8:30 AM Friday the stage was 15.1 feet and steady. * Flood stage is 13.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring. * Forecast...Rise to 15.3 feet Saturday. Fall below flood stage Wednesday morning. * Impact...At 15.5 feet, Numerous streets are closed north and south of Illinois Highway 75 and water enters the first floor level of a few homes. Water also begins to enter Taylor Park. Businesses along Van Buren Street north of the Pecatonica River are directly affected by water.
Weather Channel live from Freeport and Stephenson County this morning.
Posted by Jim Readeker on Thursday, July 27, 2017
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