SPRINGFIELD, Ailing. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has issued a state catastrophe proclamation for 3 counties exhausting hit by flooding.
The proclamation for Iroquois, Kankakee and Vermilion counties will guarantee state assist to communities which might be battling floods attributable to heavy rains earlier this week.
The governor additionally directed the Illinois Emergency Administration Company (IEMA) to activate the State Emergency Operations Heart in Springfield. Officers will coordinate state personnel and belongings wanted to assist native officers maintain residents secure and defend important infrastructure from the workplace.
The Nationwide Climate Service has forecast extra rain this weekend in southeastern and southern Illinois.
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Appearing IEMA director Jennifer Ricker is reminding individuals to make use of warning when driving in flooded areas.