Flooding threatens Starved Rock Lower Parking Area

UTICA – Heavy rains which dumped over 4” over parts of LaSalle County will cause some localized flooding.   One area that is always one of the first to be hit, the lower parking area and boat ramps at Starved Rock, are expected to be inundated soon by the rising Illinois River.   The National Weather Service predicts the river to crest at about 25’ in LaSalle.