The call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.
Report: Low areas near Buffalo Creek covered with water
Approximately 50 Missouri Department of Corrections offenders will arrive in Clarksville Saturday morning
As Mississippi River swells, some residents are filling old sandbags themselves.
The latest assessment of climate change suggests “extreme rainfall events” and flooding have increased over the past century, and that’s expected to continue.
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.
With flood season approaching, Illinois prison inmates are helping restock the supply of sandbags for makeshift levees.
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.
Policyholders who have long-enjoyed subsidized rates under the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program will see premiums rise steadily in the coming years.
Soon a cold and snowy winter will give way to a wet spring that could bring with it flood-level river waters.