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A vehicle left stranded on a flooded Interstate 45 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015.  Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive ammounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches(27.9cm) in some parts of the state, national forecasters reported, and the heavy rains quickly pooled over the state's already saturated soil. (Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images)

KMOX Auto Expert: Beware Recently Flood Damaged Cars

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.”

06/10/2015

(Courtesy of Anheuser_Busch official website)

Anheuser-Busch Produces Water for Texas and Oklahoma Victims

Anheuser-Busch halts their production of beer to produce water for Texas and Oklahoma victims that were recently hit with deadly storms and flooding.

05/29/2015

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Middle America Braces for Strong Storms, Possible Tornadoes

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.”

04/08/2015

(KMOX/Mark Reardon)

MSD Looks Ahead to Next Big Rain

“No system could’ve handled Tuesday’s rain,” says Lance LaComb, spokesman for the Metropolitan Sewer District.

04/08/2015

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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