Army Corps Prepares for Potential Levee TroubleNear the end of the wettest June on record in St. Louis, Hunn is monitoring river levels with a wary eye on some of the lesser levees that protect farms and towns, from St. Charles to Clarksville.
Governor to Visit Clarksville and WinfieldGovernor has already directed the Missouri State Emergency Agency to provide resources
Towns Hopeful Worst of Flood is Behind ThemOfficials in several Mississippi River towns were cautiously optimistic that they'll soon emerge from this year's flood with relatively minor damage.
Clarksville Again Braces For Flooding"When the prediction came to us in April, we built a wall with excess room at the top beyond what they suggested where the level might be," Clarksville Mayor Jo Ann Smiley says.
Flood Warning Issued For St. Louis AreaAt noon Thursday the Mississippi at St. Louis was 28.1 ft., less than two feet below the 30 ft. flood stage. By Saturday morning the river is expected to rise near 32.5 ft.
Mississippi Crests at St. Louis, Begins DescentThe river reached 35.5, feet 5.5 feet above flood stage, at a gauge near the Gateway Arch early Thursday morning but had fallen about a half-foot by midday.
Clarksville Gets Visit From Volunteers, Gov. NixonThe fight against Mississippi River flooding continued there on Saturday, as thousands of sandbags were filled.
Mighty Mississippi Has Mo., Ill. Towns Bracing For FloodsResidents of Clarksville, Mo. are among those sandbagging in preparation for what the NWS calls "major" flooding.
Mo. Gov. Nixon Declares State of EmergencyNixon on Friday activated the Missouri National Guard, deploying them to Clarksville and other Mississippi River towns under siege by the Mississippi River.
Sandbagging Efforts Continue In Clarksville, Mo."Without volunteers, we won't make it," Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley said Friday.
Clarksville, Missouri Scrambles To SandbagRapidly rising water caused an immediate need for people to fill sandbags Thursday morning.
Hydrologist: Flooding Could Be Worst Since 1995Fuchs said crests will take place over the next five to ten days. The Mississippi should crest at St. Louis Tuesday within 6 inches of what is considered "major flooding."