Law Enforcement and Emergency Management officials urge everyone to stay out of the flood waters after stopping people kayaking in them Sunday.
Officials say the water is very dangerous and people could easily get swept away by the current. Marion County Emergency Management Director John Hark said he doesn't want to see anyone get hurt or sick.
"Nobody, and I mean nobody should be in this water and most assuredly do not let children get in this water," Hark said.
Hark said paddling and boats with motors can put even more pressure on the levees and the flood walls.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WGEM. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Kathy Woodworth at 217-228-6617. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.