Lawrenceville river may flood

A River Flood Warning remains in effect for the Embarras River.

The National Weather Service reports the river at Lawrenceville, Illinois, was observed at near crest at just over 32 feet early this morning.  Flood stage is 30 feet.

The river is forecast to fall today through the weekend and be below flood stage by early Sunday.

Motorists traveling any road close to the river that are flooded are reminded to never drive through the moving flood waters.