Area rivers are high right now, and with more rain on the way over the next few days, they’re going to get higher. Could some homes and businesses eventually have river water lapping at their doorsteps?
Another day of warmth Thursday, mixed in with humidity, instability, an approaching front and the jet stream, would contribute to steadily worsening weather. “By Thursday, it looks like all those ingredients come together. … You can really blow up some big storms.”
“No system could’ve handled Tuesday’s rain,” says Lance LaComb, spokesman for the Metropolitan Sewer District.
Ameren Missouri reports several blocks of downtown St. Louis were hit by a power outage this morning when heavy rainwater swamped an underground power station at 8th and Pine.
Space has been found for the 4th graders in another wing of the building, but 5th graders will temporarily move to nearby Highcroft Ridge.
A single mother made a distress call on her cellphone moments after her car was swept into floods in her hometown in south-central Missouri.
Ten inches of rain fell in a matter of hours flooding a small town near Fort Leonard Wood.
Warning affects the Big River at Byrnesville.
Study says the agency did what it could to manage the historic 2011 flooding on the Missouri River, but that more repairs, research and monitoring are needed.
Farmers say the rain could make fields too muddy for harvest, and the wind could blow over the corn stalks.
The St. Louis Area Chapter of the American Red Cross has nearly two dozen workers assisting clean-up efforts in North Carolina, as well as New Jersey and New York.
Several inches of rainfall resulted in standing water in South County. Some areas received more than four inches of rain in just over three hours.
Two Levee breaches closed an interstate Monday as officials warn the worst of the Missouri River flooding is yet to come.