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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
1138 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2024

...The National Weather Service in Quad Cities IA IL has issued a
Flood Watch for the following rivers in Illinois...

  Pecatonica River at Freeport affecting Stephenson County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you are in the watch area, remain alert to possible flooding.

Residents and those with interests near the river should monitor
rising water levels and be prepared for possible flood warnings.

The next statement will be issued by Sunday morning at 1145 AM CDT.

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1138 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2024

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING TO LATE MONDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...Flooding is possible.

* WHERE...Pecatonica River at Freeport.

* WHEN...From Sunday morning to late Monday evening.

* IMPACTS...At 13.0 feet, Flood Stage. Water affects low lying
  sections of Freeport mainly east of the Pecatonica River.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 10:30 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 12.4 feet and slowly
    rising.
  - The extent of routed flow from the north is still uncertain,
    thus a River Flood Watch has been issued as opposed to a
    flood warning.
  - Forecast...Flood stage may be reached tomorrow.
  - Flood stage is 13.0 feet.


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LAT...LON 4250 8981 4250 8972 4233 8961 4235 8940
      4227 8940 4224 8968

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