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Alton, Illinois flooding
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May 30, 2019 - 1:24 pm
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Madison County in southern Illinois has been declared a disaster area by its county board chairman. In making the announcement, the county is calling for the National Guard to aid in flood-fighting efforts. In proclaiming a disaster Wednesday, County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler...
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May 30, 2019 - 10:15 am
MONROE COUNTY, Ill. (KMOX) - Some residents in Monroe County might have to leave their homes if the Mississippi River rises to its expected crest. The Mississippi River is forecast to hit 46 feet in St. Louis on Tuesday, which would the be the second-highest crest in recorded history. That would...
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May 29, 2019 - 1:12 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KMOX) — Flooding has forced the closure of more than 300 roads throughout Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation said Wednesday that the closures include a 67-mile stretch of Interstate 29, from just north of St. Joseph to the Iowa border. Other major highways...
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Brian Kelly
May 28, 2019 - 10:30 am
WEST ALTON, MO (KMOX) - The latest flood predictions have officials in riverside communities shaking their heads and planning for the worst. According to the National Weather Service, the Mississippi River is expected to rise another two feet before cresting early next week. The river is expected...
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A storm front moved quickly over the Fenton, Missouri, area bringing heavy rain and wind, on Tuesday, June 2, 2009. (Photo by J.B.Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/Sipa USA)
May 28, 2019 - 7:12 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Tornadoes in Indiana and Ohio last night. Tornadoes all over Oklahoma Saturday night. Related: Tornados leave trail of destruction across Ohio, Indiana And of course, last week's tornado in Jefferson City. Related: Tornadoes rock Jefferson City, other Missouri cities Accuweather...
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May 26, 2019 - 2:31 pm
Alton, IL (KMOX) - More flooding woes for drivers in Illinois. State transportation officials have closed northbound U.S. 67 at Illinois 100 in Alton. One southbound lane has also been closed. IDOT says it anticipates U.S. 67 will be completely shut down by Tuesday morning. Illinois 100 remains...
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Road Closed
KMOX photo
May 24, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Hazelwood residents had been missing since May 15th
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May 21, 2019 - 12:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) — President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster for 13 Missouri counties damaged by March flooding. The declaration was announced Monday night. Republican Gov. Mike Parson requested the declaration in April, before a second round of flooding earlier this month caused...
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Road Closed
KMOX photo
May 11, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Car's occupants were on top of roof when responders arrived
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The motor vessel Tate Oglesby transits along the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri, to provide emergency support for flood damage in Omaha, Nebraska, May 10, 2019
(U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released)
May 10, 2019 - 8:03 pm
Vessel and barges needed in Omaha for flood damage repairs
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