WEST ALTON, MO. - Update: The voluntary evacuation notice has been lifted.
A voluntary evacuation notice was issued for West Alton, Missouri, Tuesday night by the Rivers Pointe Fire Protection District.
According to a post on the Rivers Pointe Fire Protection District's Facebook page, the Missouri River is expected to crest at 36.3 feet on May 4. The levee system is designed for 36.3 feet.
Because of that, the post said it is strongly recommended residents evacuate. For more information, you can check the Rivers Pointe Fire Protection District Facebook page.
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