With rain in the forecast, there is concern whether or not the Mississippi River will continue to go down.
Along the riverfront South of Quincy, residents and businesses are still picking up the pieces, and some are still wading through water.
On the Mississippi River, the water is going down but businesses along the riverfront aren’t out of the water just yet. “The difference between this
Sandbagging is in full force along the Illinois River, which is pushing towards a mid-week crest.
The city of La Grange, Missouri, has been hit hard by the recent flooding and many residents have been left with flooded homes.
As the Mississippi River starts to recede in some areas people in Hull, Illinois still do not feel they are in the clear yet.
Hannibal Parks & Recreation officials are again looking for volunteers to help sandbag this week.
A portion of the Elm Point Levee gave way Monday morning in St. Charles, Missouri.
Illinois Department of Transportation officials stated Monday that Memorial Bridge in Quincy will remain closed until at least Wednesday.
Missouri Department of Natural Resources officials plan to evaluate the situation later this week to decide whether to reopen Wakonda State Park, which was closed due to the flooding threat Friday.
Local emergency management directors are seeking volunteers to assist with sandbagging.
The Illinois River is rising quickly. Sandbagging efforts are happening up and down the Illinois River, as city leaders and residents prepare to fight the rising water.