** Flood Update: Saturday 4/30/11 11:10 am **
Iroquois County flood waters are backing off, but motorists are still advised to obey barricades and “Road Closed” signs.
” The Flood Warning on the Iroquois River continues. The Sugar Creek Warning at Milford has been cancelled. *
City of Watseka Public Works Director Marvin DeLahr reported Saturday morning that Sugar Creek’s water level in Watseka had dropped 6.5 inches overnight. The Iroquois River flood level in Watseka dropped one-half inch overnight and continues to recede.
Flood-prone areas continue to be monitored, and those living in such areas are encouraged to Plan and Prepare for emergencies. www.ready.illinois.gov