WATCH: Pin Oak levee near Winfield breaches

Residents near the levee are being urged to evacuate.

Tom Franklin
June 03, 2019 - 2:32 am
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WINFIELD, Mo. (KMOX) — The Pin Oak Levee near Winfield has breached, and residents near the levee are being urged to evacuate.

The levee in Lincoln County overtopped at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Then, it breached Sunday afternoon.

Jim Sharp with the Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency told KMOV the breach is "100 feet and growing." Officials went door-to-door in East Winfield Sunday informing residents they had to evacuate their homes.

Anyone needing help during this evacuation order should call 911.