Floods

August 12, 2019 - 9:02 am
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOX) - Granite City Police are warning residents and drivers to stay off roads in the area after flash flooding, Monday morning. Many vehicles are already stuck on the flooded roads, but police say unless it's an emergency, they will wait until the flooding goes down before...
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July 20, 2019 - 7:45 pm
The mighty river was out of its banks for 127 consecutive days
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(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
July 02, 2019 - 11:37 am
GRAFTON, Ill. (KMOX) - Many Metro East communities are racing to clean up as water from the second-highest flood in recorded history is finally receding. They're trying to beat the crowds and tourists who are expected to visit for the holiday weekend. LOOK: NASA shows side-by-side comparison photos...
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June 18, 2019 - 9:46 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The floodwaters are finally dropping, but not the rain chance of rain in the area. Severe storms are possible on Wednesday, with more rain coming into next week, but the fact that those rain-producing stroms are going to hit on top of St. Louis is actually some good news...
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June 03, 2019 - 11:05 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - The swollen Missouri and Mississippi rivers are closing hundreds of roads , inundating homes and businesses, and caused about a dozen buildings in downtown St. Louis, like Busch Stadium, to be without hot water for some time. Locks and dams upstream of St. Louis are shut down...
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A storm front seen from Chesterfield Parkway westbound onramp to Highway 40 (Interstate 64) is seen looking west in to St. Charles County, in Missouri. The storm rolled into the region Tuesday evening. Funnel clouds were reported in St. Charles County, but there were no immediate reports of major damage. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 21, 2019 - 11:18 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A dangerous storm system in the Midwest produced dozens of tornadoes for the second consecutive day Tuesday, demolishing a racetrack grandstand and damaging buildings in a wild animal park in Missouri but sparing St. Louis, the biggest city in its path. Two deaths, both in Missouri...
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May 07, 2019 - 9:29 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - It seems like this flooding around St. Louis and its neighboring towns is just going to be round one. A National Weather Services' Hydrologist says we will see new crests, possibly higher than these recent levels, in eight to 10 days. Because more rain is expected across the...
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A vehicle drives through Mississippi River flood water in downtown Alton, Il. on Monday, May 6, 2019. Flooding from the Mississippi River closed streets in downtown, forced the closure of Argosy Casino and flooded the basements of several businesses. The Mississippi River is expected to crest at 34.8 feet later on Monday, almost 14 feet above flood stage. The red painted line beneath the American flag on the grain silos denotes the height of flood water in 1993. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 06, 2019 - 11:40 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The swollen Mississippi River and its tributaries were receding in many flood-ravaged communities on Monday, but concerns remained high because of the threat of heavy rain over the next few days. The Mississippi's levels slowly fell north of St. Louis after they reached record or...
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