The river reached 35.5, feet 5.5 feet above flood stage, at a gauge near the Gateway Arch early Thursday morning but had fallen about a half-foot by midday.
She is identified as 57-year-old Robyn Robel of the 2400 block of Orleans.
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District spokesman says 2 or 3 pumps went out on Sunday night, and it’s unclear when they’ll be fixed.
The watery highway that carries much of the nation’s grain, coal, petroleum and other commodities is shut down until further notice.
Some towns in the stretch of river from Quincy, Ill., to Grafton, Ill., reached 10-12 feet above flood stage.
While access to the Great River Road will be limited in the days to come, that doesn’t mean you are cut off from river towns such as Grafton.
On Sunday, the governor declared more Illinois counties as disaster areas, bringing the total number to 44.
Jefferson Barracks Bridge was closed for inspection early Sunday, but has since re-opened.
The fight against Mississippi River flooding continued there on Saturday, as thousands of sandbags were filled.
National Weather Service predicts “moderate” flooding at St. Louis.
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