Rome http://peoriapublicradio.org en Flooding precaution urged for Peoria, Tazewell County residents http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/flooding-precaution-urged-peoria-tazewell-county-residents <p></p><div><p> The rising levels on the Illinois River could pose a significant risk to residents living around Chillicothe and Rome. &nbsp;Peoria County says the Illinois River is expected to crest at nearly 30-feet by Monday night. &nbsp;The County says residents in those areas should be prepared to leave their homes if needed. Peoria County says it will send representatives into flooded areas in the coming weeks to conduct damage assessments. &nbsp;</p></div><p> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 02:50:30 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4287 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Flooding precaution urged for Peoria, Tazewell County residents