VALLEY PARK, MO (KPLR)- A mandatory evacuation is in effect Wednesday morning in Valley Park. The National Weather Service is projecting the river to reach 40 feet around 6:00 a.m.
A mandatory evacuation of the levee-protected lower end of Valley Park will be ordered between 7 and 10 a.m. All residents in the lower end will be notified to move to higher ground.
The evacuation will be lifted once the water recedes to safe levels.
The evacuation route is 141 north.
If you need assistance with the evacuation because of age, health or otherwise, please contact the Valley Park Fire District at 636-225-4260 or Valley Park City Hall at 636-225-5171, (ext. 1 or 8).