The flooding on the Crow River in Rockford and Delano should see significant improvement in the next few days, as both river levels have crested and are predicted to quickly recede.
According to the National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service, the Crow River at Rockford crested Monday night at 15.61 feet (1.61 feet above Major Flood Stage). As of 7 a.m. today, the river level was 15.2 feet and the river level will drop to Moderate Flood Thursday night, is projected to drop the Minor Flood Stage Saturday and out of flood stage designation by next Tuesday.
The same holds true for the South Fork of the Crow River in Delano. The river crested Monday morning at 20.39 feet (1.89 feet above Major Flood State). As of 8 a.m. today, the river level is 19.6 feet and the river level will drop into Moderate Flood Stage Thursday night, is projected to fall into the Minor Flood Stage Friday night and out of flood designation by Saturday night.
To see the river prediction charts click here: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/forecasts.php?wfo=mpx