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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

A St. Louis firefighter steers a vehicle that has become stuck in high waters as a tow truck pushes 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

Minor Flooding in Parts of Northeast Missouri

The Mississippi River is flooding in several towns north of St. Louis as a result of recent rains, and the high water will apparently stick around for several days.

05/01/2014

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Illinois Inmates Help In Pre-Emptive Sandbagging

With flood season approaching, Illinois prison inmates are helping restock the supply of sandbags for makeshift levees.

04/12/2014

A tree was downed in University City after a tornado touched down. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Gov. Nixon Declares State of Emergency

Gov. Jay Nixon today declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to severe weather including heavy rain, hail, high winds, flooding and a tornado in University City.

04/03/2014

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Flood Insurance Rate Spikes Ripple Across Missouri, Illinois

Policyholders who have long-enjoyed subsidized rates under the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program will see premiums rise steadily in the coming years.

03/24/2014

Photo National Weather Service

Flooding Preps Underway for St. Louis

Soon a cold and snowy winter will give way to a wet spring that could bring with it flood-level river waters.

03/10/2014

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