Raising Mississippi border road above floodline key element.
Case involving scammer with St. Louis ties under investigation.
Expected to taper off by evening.
Missouri was involved in three separate weather disasters that caused at least $1 billion in damage.
Claim horses are source for e-coli contamination in river system.
Agency says they never try to contact taxpayers via e-mail, but scammers do.
Should contain answers to questions like “How did people respond?” and “What could have been done differently?”
Recent cold front brings temperature relief, but not much-needed precipitation.
NWS: Hottest July on record in Missouri since 1936.
With average rainfall flooding will be moderate, but heavy rain could push Missouri River to near-record levels.