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(Photo is from Missouri Department of Transportation.)

Major Detours in Flooded Areas

MODOT announces more road closures

08/07/2013

(Photo is from Missouri Department of Transportation.)

More Rain Expected in South-Central Missouri, Red Cross Responding

Over the last 48 hours more than 10 inches of rain has fallen near Fort Leonard Wood.

08/07/2013

St. Charles County Tornado, KMOX/Greg Damon

President Obama Signs Mo. Disaster Declaration

The storms included one that spawned a tornado in the St. Louis area and others that caused widespread flooding.

07/19/2013

Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Mo. Disasters Cost $36M; Far Less Than Expected

Gov. Nixon cut funding for education and stockpiled tax revenues two years ago while committing $150 million to respond to the deadly Joplin tornado and widespread flooding.

07/11/2013

West Alton

Army Corps: Breached Alton Levee ‘Held The Way It Was Supposed To’

“It held up to its level of protection and then once it overtopped then the soil couldn’t handle the erosive forces of the water,” Project Manager Matthew Hunn said.

07/02/2013

Heavy Rains Create Flooding In Chicago

Storms Again Hit St. Louis

Another line of strong thunderstorms pushed thru the St Louis area Sunday evening-dumping large amounts of rain-prompting numerous flash flood watches and warnings.

06/23/2013

Residents step away from rising waters before the Olympic Saddledome (background) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada,  June 21, 2013.   AFP/Getty/Dave Buston

Home of Calgary Flames Flooded

Team CEO says water rose to 10th row of Saddledome arena, lockerrooms were submerged.

06/22/2013

A half mile of asphalt road on Columbia Bottom Conservation Area is shown devastated by recent flooding when the area’s Missouri River levee was breached last week.  Except for the visitor center, Columbia Bottom is closed until further notice.

Columbia Bottom Took On Extensive Flood Damage

The Columbia Bottom area is left severely damaged after a levee breach cause by recent flooding.

06/13/2013

The Mississippi River is expected to crest Monday night at 39.8 feet, which is nearly 10 feet above flood stage. (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Mississippi River Dropping, But Problems Remain

The waterway has crested from Iowa through southern Missouri and Illinois, but it remained above flood stage at many spots Monday.

06/10/2013

6/7/13-Governor Jay Nixon (back to camera) listens as local government leaders and levee district officials describe the damage done during last Friday's tornado outbreak, as well as the recent flooding. Nixon told local authorities that the St. Louis region is "nearing a trigger", meaning the minimum threshold that must be met to qualify for federal disaster aid. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Nixon Gets Bird’s Eye View Of Local Storm Damage; Pledges Disaster Aid

Nearly $1.5 million in tornado, flood damage in St. Charles County alone.

06/07/2013

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