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Flooding Metropolis IL 2018 [PHOTOS]

METROPOLIS, IL – These are a few photos taken to document the flooding of the Ohio River that occured in March of 2018 in Metropolis, IL.

The National Weather Service predicts water levels to crest in the 52′ range. It will take weeks for the water to subside to normal levels.

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Harrah’s Metropolis Flood – reopened March 15th

METROPOLIS, IL – Harrah’s Hotel and Casino reopen after the floodwaters receded on March 15th, 2018.

“Harrah’s Metropolis Casino and Hotel officially opening at 11AM on Thursday, March 15! 

Due to flooding, Harrah’s Metropolis Hotel and Casino had to close on February 25, 2018 at 6:00pm until further notice. People that were scheduled to stay at the hotel that night received a full refund.

It reads on Harrah’s Facebook page that, “It is in the best interest and safety of our guests and employees that we remain closed until further notice.”

The National Weather Service had the water levels at 49.6 feet on March 12, 2018.

Harrah’s Metropolis
100 E Front Street
Metropolis, IL 62960, USA
Website: caesars.com/harrahs-metropolis
Social: facebook.com/harrahsMetropolisCasino
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