Mississippi River to crest in Grafton Monday, Alton Tuesday.
After a pump failure last month, the Metropolitan Sewer District says the pumps fixed and ready to go if it floods this weekend.
The National Weather Service is expecting the Mississippi at St. Louis to rise higher and crest a day later.
Mississippi will hit flood stage late Thursday
Lawmakers have approved legislation allowing the expansion of special courts to handle current and former military personnel.
The floodwaters are falling south of St. Louis but now bats are holding up the levee work. Officials with the Little River Drainage District near Cape Girardeau say the Corp of Engineers, which handles flood […]
Finally. . .we’re about to run out of rain. Only showers remain in the forecast. Over the weekend the rain cancelled events and Little League ball games and flooded streets and basements. Now, though, only […]
Meanwhile, the Coast Guard investigation continues. One big question: should 114 barges breaking loose raise eyebrows?
Investigators are looking into what caused more than 100 barges to break free during recent flooding.
For the second time in less than a week a Mississippi River bridge has been struck by a barge. The latest incident happened Thursday morning.