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Eight I wanna get narrow and to our Chicago bureau it's been had we had -- it.
Weather wise for a whole lot of us right across the country -- -- so -- and in the midwest -- these rains have been all going on and on.
And on the a lot of flooding a lot of people praying for some real lending of this whether how are they doing at the you'll weigh that guarantee anything.
-- Jonathan the people are continuing to pray that the rains will lead up to date -- People are continuing to battle those floodwaters.
But it later on throughout the day they're expecting one to two inches throughout much of the region so it's very much ongoing in fact in Grand Haven Michigan just on the shores of Lake Michigan.
It's a month away from each season in crews are working nonstop to clean up the mess left by flood waters.
The breeze from the Grand Rapids river is making its way into the lake and in floating up on shore -- finding all kinds of garbage along the beach there.
-- out just north of Saint Louis in Clarksville Missouri a giant wall of sandbags is all that stands between the town.
In the surging Mississippi River the National Guard and people from the community there.
-- more than 500000.
Sandbags already and they're bracing is another storm system is expected to hit the area later on this week.
Now floodwaters they've started -- should recede around he energy in Chicago.
But the major cleanup efforts they are still under way one of the hardest hit areas is the -- forest view.
Were nearly 90% of the small town of 700 people had to be evacuated due to the rising waters last week.
First Claudette picked up with a wedding dress.
You don't see that family's ups cry -- -- Pretty hard.
Some residents there are blaming the government in the US Army Corps of Engineers for not doing enough to protect the town take a listen.
These people don't know what -- -- as the only reason they're flooding is because that dam was taken out the dam was put there to make sure things like this don't happen.
Securities people are room.
Thank you government.
So certainly some people not happy there with the flooding of their homes.
-- people in downstate Illinois -- near Peoria are being hit hard by the rising Illinois River.
Roads and buildings are flooded -- structures along the river were completely under water.
Illinois governor Pat Quinn announced that businesses affected by the flooding when -- -- extra time to pay their taxes.
And forecasters saying that temperatures across the midwest are expected to rise later on the week.
But as a result of that they're saying they could lead to a lot of snow runoff adding to the already high river levels now the National Weather Service is expecting.
Many of these waterways the levels will stay high into next month.
Which were just continue to add more pressure on to many of these levees throughout the region that are already being stressed Jonathan.
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