University of Illinois entomologist says the species that carry West Nile virus is more likely to breed in dry weather.
John Lyon’s car overturned after being swept off road by flooding.
Western Arkansas and southern Missouri could see 3 to 6 inches over the next two days.
Tropical Storm Bill is expected to produce rain in St. Louis thru Friday June 19.
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.
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.