Arrighai says since West Nile Virus is endemic to Missouri, St. Louis city no longer tests for it “because we know it’s here.”
A nearby hospital was also evacuated when water entered the building.
Near 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.
Area motorists finding high water stranding their cars.
Sandbagging possible north of St. Louis, not likely here.
The Cuivre River was falling in northeast Missouri, the Meramec near St. Louis was at crest, and the Mississippi River south of St. Louis was expected to reach its high point on Tuesday.
18 people rescued, 30 others evacuated due to rising Yadkin Creek
University of Illinois entomologist says the species that carry West Nile virus is more likely to breed in dry weather.
Forecaster says those near Meramec, Bourbeuse, Cuivre, Big should stay alert
John Lyon’s car overturned after being swept off road by flooding.