Family remains ready for flooding threat

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May 23, 2019 - 10:44 AM

The Shaughnessy family prepares to move belongings and possibly evacuate Wednesday if flood conditions worsen. Pictured from left, Ty, Teri, Shelby and Shayne Shaughnessy. REGISTER/VICKIE MOSS

Iolan Shayne Shaughnessy set up his own version of an early flood warning system.

About a half block from his home at the intersection of South Washington and Rock, Shaughnessy placed a small orange flag. 

If the flag goes under water, he will know it’s time for his family to finish packing and possibly evacuate.

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