With this coming Tuesday being Halloween, you might want to know when your little ghosts and ghoulies can head out for their candy run--or, what time the neighborhood monsters will start ringing your doorbell.
If you've ever met someone who doesn't live in the Rockford area and wonders why you are so apple orchard obsessed when Fall hits, just tell them it's because we're surrounded by 6 of the best apple orchards in Illinois so we have to be. That should shut them up real quick.
Halloween is just around the corner, and parents and children all around the Stateline are planning costumes and trick-or-treating festivities. I remember when I was young that trick-or-treating was done throughout the day! No more, of course...
There might be a break in the precipitation at this moment, but the threat for heavy rain and possible flash flooding continues in the Stateline. There is a Flash Flood Watch has in effect for all of Northern Illinois through tonight. The National Weather Service has a few more details here: