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With levee protection measures in danger, Portage Des Sioux residents urged to prepare to leave homes

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY (KMOV.com) – Residents in the City of Portage Des Sioux are being urged to make preparations to leave their homes Wednesday, as the protective measures for the levees are in danger of failing. 

According to the North County Consolidated Levee District and the fire district chief, if the protection measures fail, the city will be isolated in a matter of hours. It is recommended that any residents not planning to stay in the city begin planning for their departure immediately. 

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