• River Flood Warning - Click for Details
    ...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.
    INFO2
    WHEN...From Monday afternoon to early Friday morning.
    INFO3
    IMPACTS...At 12.5 feet, Water affects some summer cottages along the river.
    INFO4
    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.
    PRECAUTIONS
    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.

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The City of Rock Falls is holding its 3rd annual Tour of Lights House Decorating Contest in December. Residents can decorate their homes for Christmas however they choose and submit their house for a chance to win bragging rights and prizes.

To enter the contest, Rock Falls residents can call the Rock Falls Tourism office (815-622-1106) for a registration form. Email the completed form and a night photo of your display to [email protected]. All registrations must be received no later than 5pm on Tuesday, December 12th.

Voting will be done via Facebook at Visit Rock Falls or vote at Rock Falls City Hall from Wednesday, December 13th, Through Tuesday, December 19th. Prizes will be awarded fort he Most Extravagant, Best Use of Lights, and Best Theme. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, December 20th.

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