Springtime Floods Interfering With Tourist Season In Grafton

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GRAFTON, ILLINOIS (KTVI)-- Anxious hours along the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers as flood waters continue to rise.

The Great River Road is living up to its name in Grafton.

Water is covering streets there, forcing drivers to find other routes around the closures. Some restaurants and businesses in the tourist town are closed.

Homeowners are familiar with the routine of having to prepare for flooding.

The river is predicted to crest Thursday morning at Grafton.

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