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Update: Over 100 Barges Set Free In The Flood

South St. Louis County’s Illinois connection was down to one lane each way Sunday morning after several breakaway barges hit the Jefferson Barracks bridge. With the river up and in flood, the Coast Guard says […]


Sandbags And Levees Holding North Of St. Louis

There’s optimism on the Mississippi.  Flood workers at Clarksville say their sandbags are holding and they began to see the river slowly falling yesterday afternoon.  A bigger problem appears to be the Illinois River but […]


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UPDATE: Barges Loose Near St. Louis

Jefferson Barracks Bridge was closed for inspection early Sunday, but has since re-opened.


Aerial photo of Mississippi River at Clarksville, Mo. on April 20, 2013 (Twitter/Gov. Jay Nixon's office)

Clarksville Gets Visit From Volunteers, Gov. Nixon

The fight against Mississippi River flooding continued there on Saturday, as thousands of sandbags were filled.


City street workers build the flood gate, as the Mississippi River threatens to overtake the St. Louis Riverfront in St. Louis on April 19, 2013.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Flood Warning Continues on Mississippi

National Weather Service predicts “moderate” flooding at St. Louis.


Bracing for Mississippi River floodwaters in Clarksville, Mo. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Mighty Mississippi Has Mo., Ill. Towns Bracing For Floods

Residents of Clarksville, Mo. are among those sandbagging in preparation for what the NWS calls “major” flooding.



Search Continues For Missing Metro-East Boaters

Authorities say 10-year-old boy rescued from Mississippi River on Saturday, but two adults have not been found.


Small Boat Down In Mississippi; Two Missing

There’s trouble on the Mississippi north of St. Louis. Winds were running around 30 miles per hour when a pleasure boat capsized in the river near Hartford, Illinois around Saturday. Three people were in […]


Low water levels on Mississippi River near St. Louis could cause barges to stop costing billions

Lawmakers Enyart, Davis Worried About Mississippi River’s Future

U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart, and U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis have teamed up to co-sponsor bi-partisan legislation to avoid close calls on the Mississippi.


Weather Wet, White And Too Much For Some Streams

St. Louis had all sorts of weather over the St. Patrick’s weekend. A span of a few hours Sunday afternoon began with sleet that turned to rain and then to snow.  Temperatures, though, were above […]