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Optional evacuations in Anamosa, Monticello asking for volunteers

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ANAMOSA (KWWL) -- The Jones County Sheriff's Department says residents on Division Street in Anamosa and along the Wapsipinicon River are under an optional evacuation order due to flash flooding. 

Officials say water levels are rising on the Wapsipinicon River.  In addition to the evacuations, parts of Highway 38 and Highway 151 are closed due to flooding.

Residents in Monticello are asked to conserve water.

Volunteers are needed in Monticello to sandbag and can go to the city shop.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo

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