Mississippi River flooding

Building flood walls in Clarksville, Mo on April 19th.

Nervous in Clarksville — Sand Berm Protecting Historic Town “Leaking”

“There has been some seepage and there has been some sloughing of the wall in two places,” Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley said.


A 2013 file photo shows volunteers bracing for Mississippi River floodwaters in Clarksville, Mo. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Mighty Mississippi Has Mo., Ill. Towns Bracing For Floods

Residents of Clarksville, Mo. are among those sandbagging in preparation for what the NWS calls “major” flooding.


(Army Corps of Engineers photo)

Army Corps: We Had to Blow the Levee

Corps officials say the decision to breech the Birds Point levee may have saved billions of dollars in damages.


Street signs are slowly swallowed by floodwater May 12, 2011 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. (Getty/Scott Olson)

St. Louisan Sandbagging in Mississippi

Ashley Dickinson remembers Mississippi River flooding of 1993 in St. Louis area


Members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri National Guard survey a levy breach in Butler County, Missouri on April 26, 2011. The levee along the Black River has breached in several places, forcing authorities to evacuate residents.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Flooding Worries Heighten

Te U-S Army Corps of Engineers is getting worried about the flood-threat for the St. Louis area.


Mississippi Flooding

Flash Flood Warnings Up

The Mississippi River is expected to crest at nearly 6 feet above flood stage in St. Louis by midweek.


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