The City of Cedar Falls has issued the following urgent announcements in light of the flooding:
The City is urging all those people who may be affected by flooding to make immediate preparations to evacuate upon short notice.
There is no parking on streets in the following area from the following boundary north and east towards the River:
No parking on Franklin Street from 6th Street to the North; no parking on 6th Street to the East toward Main Street; no parking on Main Street from 9th Street to the North, and all downtown areas from these streets towards the River. Unauthorized vehicles will be removed beginning at 3:00 p.m.
It cannot be emphasized enough that volunteers are needed and must report to the North Parking lot of the UNI Dome to assist with sandbags. Volunteers must not travel downtown or go near the levy. Transportation will be provided to volunteers where help is needed.
People are urged to stay away from the flooded areas and to avoid sightseeing as it hinders public safety and rescue efforts.
6/10/08 12:40 p.m.