Blunt has blocked the nomination of Gina McCarthy for two months and said Thursday he’ll continue to do so.
Hundreds of gallons of oil have spilled into the Mississippi River after a barge accident early Friday morning near Alton.
National Weather Service hydrologist Mark Fuchs says as many as four inches could fall Friday and Friday night.
NWS Meteorologist KMOX, “There is still a flood threat at this time , its just a matter of how fast this system moves through.”
Today, Kevin meets a man on the Mississippi River at St. Louis who is on a quest to do away with dams on the nation’s waterways…
Meanwhile, the Coast Guard investigation continues. One big question: should 114 barges breaking loose raise eyebrows?
Investigators are looking into what caused more than 100 barges to break free during recent flooding.
The mayor of Grafton, Illinois had big plans for Sunday, May 19. That is when the Grafton Ferry was due to reopen after a two-year “dry-dock.”
“If you live in Grafton, you know the benefits of living here far outweigh the nuisance of a flood every so many years.”
Information from the National Weather Service showed that the river crested at 10.1 feet above flood stage early Friday at Cape Girardeau.
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