The city of Villa Grove is experiencing widespread flooding. Highway 130 and the Front Street bridge are under water and closed at the time. Emergency officials also expect to close the Sycamore bridge due to quickly rising floodwaters. Authorities are asking individuals not to enter or exit the city, except for emergency and work-related reasons. Beginning at 8 pm tonight, they’ll restrict travel to an emergency-only basis.
Remember a FLOOD WARNING remains in effect for the following counties until 4 pm Monday…
– Illinois: Champaign, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Moultrie, and Shelby
All other locations in the listening area are under a FLASH FLOOD WATCH until late Monday. We will continue to keep you updated on air and online!