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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.

04/22/2013

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.

04/20/2013

(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.

04/25/2012

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

05/14/2011

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.

04/29/2011

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.

04/25/2011