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Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Floodwaters Continue to Recede

The river rose sharply in late June and early July due to heavy rains in the upper Midwest.

07/15/2014

Stock photo of Mississippi River flooding. Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Towns Hopeful Worst of Flood is Behind Them

Officials in several Mississippi River towns were cautiously optimistic that they’ll soon emerge from this year’s flood with relatively minor damage.

07/10/2014

File photo of State Route 100, the Great River Road, shut down in Alton. (Photo via Grafton Facebook page)

Flooding Shuts Down Highway 100 in Grafton

The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.

07/09/2014

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MR340 Paddleboat Race Postponed Due to High Water

The 340-mile long race, which starts in Kansas City and finishes in St. Charles, will now be held August 12-15.

07/08/2014

Flooding in Grafton, Illinois April 18, 2013. (Photo: Facebook)

Grafton Mayor: Flooding Not an Issue

Tom Thompson, the mayor of Grafton, says his city is open for business, despite flooding along the Mississippi River.

07/07/2014

Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Floods Threaten Upper Mississippi Riverbanks

The call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.

07/06/2014

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Flooding Closes Rte. 79 North Of St. Louis

Report: Low areas near Buffalo Creek covered with water

07/04/2014

Photo: (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Prisoners to Assist in Sandbagging Efforts in Clarksville.

Approximately 50 Missouri Department of Corrections offenders will arrive in Clarksville Saturday morning

07/04/2014

A 2013 file photo shows volunteers bracing for Mississippi River floodwaters in Clarksville, Mo. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

No $$$ For Sandbags In Clarksville

As Mississippi River swells, some residents are filling old sandbags themselves.

07/02/2014

A St. Louis firefighter checks vehicles for occupants in St. Louis on April 2. 2014. Heavy, all-day rains have flooded many area roads in low areas near the Mississippi River. Three cars were stranded in this area north of the city but no injuries were reported. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Climate Change Report: More Flooding, Hotter Summers, Damaging Storms to Come

The latest assessment of climate change suggests “extreme rainfall events” and flooding have increased over the past century, and that’s expected to continue.

05/12/2014

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