Birds Point Levee

Work Progressing On Mississippi River Projects

A contract was awarded last week for a $7.8 million project to construct two earthen berms and a 4,200-foot trench at Cairo, IL.


Getty/Julie Denesha

Local Volunteers Get Disaster Response Advice

Workshop one of six being held across Missouri


<> on May 4, 2011 in Caruthersville, Missouri.

Flood Threat Easing, But Health Concerns Remain

Mold spores, rotting fields left behind by receding floodwaters.


(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo)

Smelly Surprises Lurk Beneath Missouri River Flood

“It’s a very unpleasant chore for people trying to clean this up,” said John Remus, who oversees hydrologic engineering for the Army Corps of Engineers.



National Guard Member Killed After Helping MO Flood Fight

Two other Guard members injured; driver may have fallen asleep.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Friday Deadline on Homeowner Disaster Assistance

The window applies to any damage from tornadoes, floods or other weather related disasters between April 19 and June 6.


One of the homes in north St. Louis that had storm/sewer water back up in its basement. June 26, 2011 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

UPDATE: MSD Admits Equipment Failures Worsened Northside Flooding

Power failure prevented gates from opening, trapping deluge of rainwater in neighborhood


6/16/11-Col. Tom O'Hara with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers outlines the latest numbers regarding the threat of flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers during a press conference at the Robert A. Young federal building. (KMOX/Dan Warner)

Corps: Flood Threat Moderate…Unless It Rains A Whole Lot

With average rainfall flooding will be moderate, but heavy rain could push Missouri River to near-record levels.


CAIRO, IL - APRIL 27:  April 27, 2011 in Cairo, Illinois. Severe storms have caused rivers and streams to rise in parts of southeastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. (Getty/Whitney Curtis)

Flood Recovery Center Opens in Southern Illinois

Flood victims can seek help with recovery loans, other assistance.


FEMA and the SBA are operating out of this stripmall storefront at 10427 W. Florissant through this weekend, maybe longer. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

FEMA Expands Presence in Flood-Ravaged SE Missouri

FEMA opening 2nd disaster recovery center in Bootheel.