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Fast Facts:

  • Three to five inches of rain fell across the Rockford metro and adjacent locations between 5:30 pm and 9 pm, with additional frequent thunderstorms through the remainder of the night.
  • The rainfall produced significant flash flooding, especially across Rockford, with parts of numerous roads covered in several feet of water. 
  • According to the Rockford Fire Department, there were approximately 15 water rescues from vehicles, as well as multiple homes and buildings with flooding.  No injuries were reported.

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