Posted: 07/19/2013 - The entire Rock River is now free from the slow-no-wake speed restriction.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - With high temperatures expected over the next couple of days , Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck is urging Illinoisans to take preventive actions during this hot weather to avoid heat-related illness, such as heat-stroke.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - Due to the current high heat index today, the Rockford Park District will activate spray pads at certain area parks as a way of helping area residents beat the heat.
Updated: 07/16/2013 - Health officials say they have confirmed this years first batch of mosquito's testing positive for the West Nile Virus in the Stateline. The Boone County Health Department confirmed one batch of mosquitos in the Poplar Grove area did test positive for West Nile. So far, there have been no reports of people getting the virus.
Posted: 07/19/2013 - The cable above the Fordam Dam that was damaged by debris from flood waters several weeks ago has been replaced by ComEd and Rockford Fire Department personnel.
Posted: 06/28/2013 - Lee County Sheriff John Varga, Ogle County Sheriff Michael Harn, and Whiteside County Sheriff Kelly Wilhelmi announced today that the NO WAKE ordinances are in effect for the Rock River in Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside Counties.
Posted: 06/26/2013 - The City of Beloit Public Works has available for city residents sand and sandbags.
Posted: 06/26/2013 - Below is an alert from the Rockford Police and Fire Departments concerning flooding in the area.
Updated: 06/26/2013 - The Village of Machesney Park continues to monitor river levels and advises residents living along the Rock River in low lying areas to prepare for flooding.
Updated: 06/26/2013 - The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Rock County following heavy rains and the potential for additional rain through Tuesday evening.
Updated: 06/26/2013 - Stephenson County has made a public service announcement concerning possible flooding in the area.
Updated: 06/12/2013 - A tornado watch is in effect until 9 p.m. for all N. IL counties in the viewing area.
Updated: 05/30/2013 - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for all Northern Illinois counties until 8 o'clock tonight.
Posted: 05/17/2013 - Residents whose homes were torn apart or blown away by a North Texas deadly tornado will soon be allowed to return to retrieve what belongings may be left and start cleaning up.
Posted: 05/07/2013 - The School District of Beloit has announced that Aldrich and McNeel Middle Schools will be home to WeatherBugs.