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Major to record flooding continues over parts of Mississippi River Valley: NWS

Major flooding is occurring or forecast on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers & tributaries in Missouri, Illinois, and Kentucky, with record flooding at several locations. 732 more words

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Missouri National Guard to assist flood fighting

ST. LOUIS, MO — A rare winter flood has shut down parts of two interstate highways in Missouri and Illinois.

Torrential rains in recent days had pushed already swollen rivers and streams to levels that had been virtually unheard-of in parts of the two states. 102 more words


Deadly Floods Plague U.S. Midsection

Extreme Rain Events in U.S. Midsection trigger widespread flooding , destroy or damage hundreds of homes

Beginning August 2, a  storm front stalling over the Plains has hit Missouri’s Ozarks region as well as parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee causing flash flooding and claiming at least 6 lives. 266 more words


Flooding Causes Another Missouri Levee Breach

From Martin Savidge, CNN

WEST ALTON, Missouri (CNN) — The swollen Missouri River has breached a levee in the area of West Alton, Missouri, the day after a different levee breach near the community, the St. 326 more words


Heavy Rains Cause Minor Flooding

ST. LOUIS (AP) —  Heavy rain over the weekend has resulted in mostly minor flooding along some rivers and creeks in Missouri.

The National Weather Service reports that Petite Saline Creek near Boonville was a couple of feet above flood stage on Monday, and expected to rise another three feet before dropping. 89 more words


Missouri River Race On for October

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) __ Organizers of a race on the Missouri River say the event will be held in October.

The Missouri River 340, which was scheduled to run in July, will be held Oct. 90 more words


Nebraska nuclear power plant under threat

As the water levels on the Missouri River begin to grow, the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant’s situation becomes more dire.

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