The body of a Missouri man has been found in the Current River, three days after he fell out of his kayak.
The drownings occur primarily because people tried to drive through flooded roadways or in high water.
Missouri authorities were searching for a flatbed truck’s driver who fled a deadly chain-reaction wreck on the St. Louis area’s Blanchette Bridge across the Missouri River.
Near the end of the wettest June on record in St. Louis, Hunn is monitoring river levels with a wary eye on some of the lesser levees that protect farms and towns, from St. Charles to Clarksville.
Large donation puts CityArchRiver Foundation within striking distance of $250 million tally.
Sandbagging possible north of St. Louis, not likely here.
The Cuivre River was falling in northeast Missouri, the Meramec near St. Louis was at crest, and the Mississippi River south of St. Louis was expected to reach its high point on Tuesday.
Area rivers are high right now, and with more rain on the way over the next few days, they’re going to get higher. Could some homes and businesses eventually have river water lapping at their doorsteps?
Jonathan Randall broke state records in alternative fishing for snagging the river carpsucker.
Expansion will be done in 2017 and will feature state-of-the-art displays to tell age-old story of the West.