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Rock River begins to swell in Rock County

Published On: Apr 02 2013 07:39:22 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 02 2013 07:39:29 AM CDT
JANESVILLE, Wis. -

The National Weather Service has issued a watch and a warning for high water on the Rock River this week.

A flood warning is in place for the Rock River at Newville. The river was about an inch short of flood stage at Newville Monday afternoon.

A flood watch was issued for the Rock River further south at Afton starting Wednesday morning. The river was at 8.5 feet Monday afternoon, and flood stage is 9 feet.

Slow-no-wake was declared on the Rock River in Rock County March 21.

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