Raging flood waters and stranded cars were all caused by recent torrential rains. Now many
"I think everyone's a little frustrated. Like I said, the weather just hasn't been great to begin with now it's even more work and more frustration," said Machesney Park Resident Kim Lawler.
Lawler lives along shore drive. He was forced to wade into the
"This one's been a little frustrating because it was such a lousy spring first of all. We just put our dock and things in last week now here we have to take them out again," explained Lawler.
"As this progresses, if it gets to the 12.7 foot level we'll try to make and take every measure that we can to make sure people have a means of getting out of their property," said Machesney Park Mayor Jerry Bolin.
In addition, law enforcement officials are discouraging anyone from driving through standing water.
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says sandbag materials are available at Harlem-Roscoe Fire Station #1, the New Milford Fire Station and the parking lot of Michalsen Office Furniture at 8014 N.
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