Thousands of vehicles were destroyed during recent heavy rains and flooding in Texas. Many of those vehicles will now be turning up in the resale market, and it’s a classic case of “buyer beware.”
Anheuser-Busch halts their production of beer to produce water for Texas and Oklahoma victims that were recently hit with deadly storms and flooding.
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.
The river rose sharply in late June and early July due to heavy rains in the upper Midwest.
Officials in several Mississippi River towns were cautiously optimistic that they’ll soon emerge from this year’s flood with relatively minor damage.
The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.
The 340-mile long race, which starts in Kansas City and finishes in St. Charles, will now be held August 12-15.
Tom Thompson, the mayor of Grafton, says his city is open for business, despite flooding along the Mississippi River.
The call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.