As we look forward to warming up and drying out, Mother Nature may not be on the same page.
NWS Meteorologist KMOX, “There is still a flood threat at this time , its just a matter of how fast this system moves through.”
Assessor Jake Zimmerman says the numbers are preliminary, but they’ve identified about 98 homes which sustained damage.
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District spokesman says 2 or 3 pumps went out on Sunday night, and it’s unclear when they’ll be fixed.
“There has been some seepage and there has been some sloughing of the wall in two places,” Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley said.
While access to the Great River Road will be limited in the days to come, that doesn’t mean you are cut off from river towns such as Grafton.
Flood stage in Grafton is 18 feet, but the National Weather Service says expects the Mississippi River to crest at 30.5 feet.
Flash floods and rivers that have quickly risen to record or near-record levels have inundated Illinois communities.
National Weather Service said it rained so much so fast that meteorologists immediately switched over to concerns about flooding.
The worst of the storms have passed through St. Louis and moved into southwestern Illinois but the leftovers are still causing problems.