From the City of Des Plaines Web Site:
Emergency Notification - 10:45 am,
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
According to the National Weather Service's Report of 10:45 am, Tuesday, September 16, 2008, the Des Plaines River near Des Plaines is at 8.02 feet and is expected to fall below 8 feet this afternoon. Predictions indicate the River will be below flood stage by 1:00 am, Wednesday, September 17, 2008.
If you need to drive to or through Des Plaines, you may find it helpful to know which roads are still closed due to flooding. Please call this number for the latest, updated information: 847-391-5394. Please use caution when driving through Des Plaines and give yourself plenty of extra time to reach your destination.
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