Sunday, December 27, 2015

CJ officials monitoring 171, water within a couple of feet of the bridge

(From the Carl Junction Police Department)

The floodwaters in the City continue to rise. If you are in any low lying areas, please pay attention. The CJ Fire Departrment has made several rescues. Please, unless you are helping family or friends evacuate, please do not come into town. Center Creek is expected to rise another 5 feet before this the water recedes. We will continue to monitor 171 Highway, the water is within a couple of feet of the bridge. It may become necessary to close the highway. We will keep you informed.

The Carl Junction Christian Church has opened the gymnasium as a shelter. If you are dispalced and have nowhere to go, please go there.

We have opened the Emergency Operation Center in the Carl Junction Police Department. If you need assistance, please call 649-7070.

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