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March 20, 2019 - 9:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) - Passenger rail traffic on a popular Missouri route has been suspended and evacuations continue as the flooding Missouri River busts more levees. Related: Record flooding not predicted for St. Louis Amtrak announced Tuesday that it is temporarily halting its Missouri...
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The Missouri River floods across and closes K-7 highway near White Cloud, Kan., Monday, March 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 19, 2019 - 5:55 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger. About 200 miles of levees were compromised —...
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Brian Kelly
March 17, 2019 - 12:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX)- While some have voiced fears that the St. Louis area could be seeing the worst flooding ever this spring, the man whose job it is to predict such things, says we're "absolutely" not looking at that now. National Weather Service Hydrologist Mark Fuchs tells KMOX while some snow and...
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Car forcing a way through a flood on the River Ritec near Tenby, Pembrokeshire, UK
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March 15, 2019 - 4:30 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) - Flooding in the central U.S. on Friday caused by rain and snowmelt from a massive late-winter storm forced hundreds of people to evacuate, threatened a nuclear power plant and shut down traffic on part of the Missouri River, foreshadowing a difficult spring flooding season...
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Mississippi River near Hannibal
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December 26, 2018 - 9:45 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri landowners and environmentalists are urging a federal agency to sanction a levee district on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River, arguing that the earthen barrier has been built above its authorized height, worsening flooding for its neighbors. Great Rivers Habitat...
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Brett Blume
October 15, 2018 - 10:39 am
The Mississippi River is rising in eastern Missouri as water levels along the Missouri River start to fall. The National Weather Service says the Mississippi River is expected to crest early Tuesday in Hannibal at more than 8 feet above flood stage, inundating railroad tracks and several businesses...
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Belleville Water Rescue
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September 08, 2018 - 9:57 pm
Several roads remained flooded Saturday night
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September 08, 2018 - 9:06 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Flooding is blamed for the death of a southwest Missouri deputy. The Greene County Sheriff's department says Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts had just cleared a 9-1-1 call Friday night when he radioed the department saying his car washed off the road. Springfield Fire and Water Rescue...
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September 06, 2018 - 7:07 am
Heavy rain expected Friday and Saturday in the St. Louis area is causing changes of plans and preparation.
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April 06, 2018 - 8:36 am
A new study suggests that man-made levees meant to channel the Mississippi River and prevent flooding have instead had the exact opposite effect.
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