Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
850 PM CDT Sat Sep 14 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in

  Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County

The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well
as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future. There remains
some uncertainty where the heaviest rainfall will occur overnight
into early Sunday morning, but it is likely the Rock Basin
will experience some of this heavier rainfall.


Safety message...If you encounter a flooded roadway...turn around and
find an alternate route.


850 PM CDT Sat Sep 14 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Rock River at Byron, or from Confluence with Kishwaukee River to
  Castle Rock State Park near Oregon.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 815 PM Saturday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to hold steady through
  Sunday and then fall to below flood stage by midday Monday.
* Impact...At 13.5 feet...Numerous low-lying structures downstream of
  Byron are flooded.


LAT...LON 4222 8917 4218 8910 4207 8927 4195 8932
      4198 8942 4211 8937