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Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Farmers and Business Owners File Suit Over Missouri River

The group is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, claiming the agency mismanaged the Missouri River since 2006 and contributed to major flooding in five states.

03/05/2014

Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Spring Flooding Outlook

With the abundance of snow we’ve experienced over this long winter, is there a potential for spring flooding this year? One local weather expert is revealing his spring outlook with an eye on the potential for flooding.

02/24/2014

Cold Snap Could Mean More Catastrophic Clean-Up

Catastrophic cleaning companies have been inundated with calls from homeowners facing a mess from burst pipes or from foundations leaking after a snow melt.

01/27/2014

Getty/Marc Piscotty

Missouri Sends Help To Colorado

Task Force One will be doing search & rescue missions in flooded areas.

09/15/2013

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Nixon Seeks Disaster Declaration for Missouri Flooding

Gov. Jay Nixon is asking the federal government to issue a major disaster declaration for 22 southern Missouri counties hit hard by this month’s floods.

08/27/2013

Flooded road in Lebanon on  B Hwy Thursday morning.  (photo credit: Amanda M Tondall of Caleb's Creek.  Photo from Waynesville Pulaski County MO Flood Emergency)

UPDATE: Sheriff IDs Child Killed in Missouri Flooding

A single mother made a distress call on her cellphone moments after her car was swept into floods in her hometown in south-central Missouri.

08/09/2013

(Photo: Missouri Department of Transportation)

Major Detours in Flooded Areas

MODOT announces more road closures

08/07/2013

(Photo: 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

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