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Traffic Fatalities Increase in Missouri, Illinois

Debra Hersman heads the National Safety Council says texting and gas prices are partially to blame.

08/18/2015

People that have become stuck because of flooded roads self rescue themselves from their vehicle in St. Louis on April 2. 2014. Heavy, all-days rains have flooded many area roads in low areas near the Mississippi River. Three cars were stranded in this area north of the city but no injuries were reported. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

30 Drownings in Missouri, Surpasses Last Year’s Total

The drownings occur primarily because people tried to drive through flooded roadways or in high water.

08/03/2015

Satellite images of the impact of the 1993 flood on the Missouri-Mississippi River confluence. (earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

Expert Warns Missouri River Could See “Flood of Biblical Proportions”

Bernard Shanks fears aging dams could collapse, leading to “chest-high water” in St. Louis.

06/08/2011

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