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Flood warning issued for Fox River

Posted by wlpo on July 24, 2010

There’s a flood warning for the Fox River at Dayton.  At 4:45am Sunday,  The National Weather Service says the river was at a depth of 12 feet which is also flood stage.  The Fox is expected to swell to 13.5 feet by Monday afternoon and drop below flood stage by Wednesday afternoon.  At 14 feet,   homes one mile downstream of Wedron begin to flood.

On the Illinois River at Ottawa,  the river reading was within two feet of flood stage at 4:45am Sunday.  The National Weather Service expects the river to stay under flood stage and begin to recede.

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