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AUSTIN, TX - MAY 25:   Parts of the city are shown inundated after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott toured the damage zone where one person is confirmed dead and at least 12 others missing in flooding along the Rio Blanco, which reports say rose as much as 40 feet in places, caused by more than 10 inches of rain over a four-day period. The governor earlier declared a state of emergency in 24 Texas counties.  (Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink

If you have been paying any attention to the news as of late you may have heard that California is in a severe drought and the lower plains states are experiencing severe flooding. A newly […]

05/26/2015

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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

Storm Damage in St. Charles County on June 1, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Charles County Hoping for Federal Aid After Disaster

St. Charles County is hoping for federal disaster money to help cover costs left over from recent flooding and tornadoes.

06/18/2013

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)

Work Continues on Birds Point Levee

The corps halted its floodway repairs in December after spending $20 million to shore up the levee to 55 feet of flood protection at each of the blasting spots.

03/26/2012

Flood, Missouri River

Missouri and Utah Get Largest Share of Disaster Money

Together taking in $109 million, or more than one-third of the $308 million in aid from Department of Agriculture.

01/18/2012

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Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Trooper

Trooper Fred Guthrie Jr., who has not been seen since Aug. 1, when he and his patrol dog, Reed, apparently were swept away by the flooding Missouri River in Holt County.

12/13/2011

Flood, Missouri River

Deadline for Flood Claims is Thursday

The federal government is warning those who suffered losses from Missouri River flooding this summer that deadlines to file insurance claims are approaching.

09/28/2011

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Big Oak Tree State Park Reopens

The park was covered with 16 feet of water after the Corps of Engineers blasted holes in the Birds Point levee.

08/31/2011

Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Budget Director Grilled Over Disaster Funds

Rep. Ryan Silvey claims Nixon’s actions were unconstitutional.

08/25/2011

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Trooper Fred Guthrie Remembered

Fred Guthrie and his K-9 partner, Reed, disappeared Aug. 1 in Holt County while serving flood duty. Reed’s body was recovered the next day. The effort to find Guthrie’s body is
continuing.

08/16/2011

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