4:30 p.m. – High water just souther of the 17th Avenue bridge over Salt Creek has traffic backed up for blocks on Maple Avenue in Brookfield.
3:18 p.m. – The Lyons Fire Department has evacuated 15 people from the Cech Terrace subdivision, according to Brookfield Fire Chief Patrick Lenzi
BFFD went house to house on 3800 block of Arden encouraging residents to evacuate. Anyone stranded can be evacuated via boat from Lyons or Riverside fire departments.
Per Brookfield Public Works Superintendent Dan Kaup: Residents have picked up and crews have delivered 8,000 sandbags and have dumped sand at a half dozen locations in the village.
1:45 p.m. – Westbound 31st Street closed at Golfview Avenue due to high water.
The entire length of 47th Street through Brookfield is closed to traffic.
Congress Park Avenue is closed between Eberly and Arthur avenues.
Washington Avnue is closed between Arden and Prairie avenues.
26th Street has been closed. 26th Place also will be closed.
“Sewers are charged to the point they’re pushing sewer caps off,” said Village Manager Riccardo Ginex.
Sand being delivered to 3800 block of Grove Ave, 3600 block of Forest and the intersection of Washington and Vernon.
The Brookfield Fire Department has held over its previous shift so there are two shifts on duty.