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    ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON TO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
    Effective: June 24, 2024 @ 4:36pm
    Expires: June 28, 2024 @ 3:00am
    LOCATION
    WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.
    INFO1
    WHERE...Rock River near Joslin.
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    WHEN...From Monday afternoon to early Friday morning.
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    IMPACTS...At 12.5 feet, Water affects some summer cottages along the river.
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    ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 10.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 12.8 feet Tuesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
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    Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. The next statement will be issued by Monday evening at 845 PM CDT.

Slash, Tom Morello, Tony Iommi & more playing on all-star Mark Knopfler charity single

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A who’s who of big-name guitarists are teaming up on an upcoming all-star charity single from Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler.

The track titled “Going Home (Theme from Local Hero)” features over 60 different artists, including Slash, Rage Against the Machine‘s Tom Morello, Black Sabbath‘s Tony Iommi, Eric Clapton, The Rolling StonesRonnie Wood, Pink Floyd‘s David Gilmour, The Who‘s Pete Townshend, Bruce Springsteen, Queen‘s Brian May, Joan Jett and the late Jeff Beck.

Additionally, you’ll hear The Who‘s Roger Daltrey on harmonica, Beatles legend Ringo Starr on drums and Sting on bass.

As if that wasn’t enough, the single artwork was designed by Sir Peter Blake, who co-created the iconic Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band cover.

“Going Home (Theme from Local Hero)” is due out on March 15 and is available to preorder now. You can check out a 15-second teaser now via YouTube.

Proceeds from “Going Home (Theme from Local Hero)” will benefit Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America.

The original song was featured in the 1983 film Local Hero, which starred Burt Lancaster. Knopfler wrote the score for the film, earning him a BAFTA nomination. The tune, which is played before every Newcastle United soccer match, was Knopfler’s first solo single.

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