Hundreds of thousands of people, businesses and towns in Southwestern Illinois, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, are at risk of major flood damage.
“Everything’s getting better,” said John Moreton, who said he has planted quite a bit of soybeans.”
Army Corps of Engineers is refusing to release water from Carlyle Lake, because it would worsen flooding on lower Mississippi
Rivers on the rise as rainfall continues.
Some towns will get within inches of major flooding.
Mayor says no flooding anticipated Saturday or Sunday.