Residents of West Alton, Missouri, are being ordered to evacuate. The Mayor of West Alton, the EMA director and the Fire Chief of the Rivers Pointe Fire Protection District is asking any residents that are not staying in town to leave immediately. Officials believe access to the town will be cut off in a matter of hours, if not earlier.
Highway 94 is flooded, as are the lower lanes of Highway 67. Water will cover the highway at St. Charles Street this afternoon.