The good news is the Kaskaskia River in Vandalia is below flood stage at this point. The bad news is it will not stay that way. The Kaskaskia River at Vandalia is currently about 14 feet-well above the river’s 18 foot flood stage. But, the river is now expected to begin rising on Friday and into Saturday, cresting Sunday afternoon at 19.8 feet. The river is then expected to remain above it’s flood stage into Monday of this upcoming week.