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I-29 re-opens after flooding forced closure

I-29

Motorists will welcome the news that Interstate 29 has reopened north of St. Joseph even with floodwaters lapping at its shoulders in southwest Iowa. Adam Watson, an engineer with the Northwest District ...

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Flood waters rise as more rain expected across Missouri

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Rain is expected across Missouri the next 10 days just as rivers are cresting along the eastern side of the state. Rivers and lakes continued to fill and crest, breaking years of ...

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West Quincy evacuated as levee breaches

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Residents continue to flee West Quincy, Mo. this morning as part of a mandatory evacuation, following a levee breach along the Durgens Creek. State Rep. Louis Riggs, R-Hannibal, says a levee from ...

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Area beaches closed because of flooding

beaches

Forget the local beaches, at least for a while. Summer plans for a day at area lakes may need to take a rain check as beaches at Blue Springs Lake, Longview Lake ...

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MO Governor reports on storm recovery

storm recovery

Governor Parson reports on storm recovery and urges Missourians to be prepared to take protective actions over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in which severe weather and flooding continue across the state. ...

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3 storm tips that will keep you alive

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This week is the anniversary of the devastating tornado that leveled much of Joplin, Mo. And this year, spring weather is causing havoc with historic flooding and tornadoes.  What storm tips can ...

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Congress to debate flood disaster relief for Missouri, other states

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The U.S. House is expected to bring up a $17 billion federal disaster relief package this week that involves helping Midwestern farmers, including in Missouri. Northern Missouri Republican Congressman Sam Graves tells ...

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Severe storms, flood warning extended for region

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The National Weather Service (NWS) in Pleasant Hill has issued a Flood Warning today and tonight for a large portion of western Missouri and eastern Kansas including Kansas City, Overland Park, Lee’s ...

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St Joseph floods as Missouri River crests

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The surging Missouri River’s devastating floods have now hit St. Joseph, Mo, one of Missouri’s largest cities. Evacuations left numerous neighborhoods in the city empty Saturday as flood waters crested near record ...

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Historic Nebraska flooding from ‘Bomb Cyclone’ seen in stunning images from space

The historic flooding that inundated Nebraska and other parts of the central U.S. this month has been so devastating that the damage can be seen from space. Stunning images released by NASA show the extent of the ...

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Flood emergency growing as rivers top banks

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Governor Mike Parson is urging Missourians to use caution around floodwater as Missouri’s rivers and streams begin cresting flood stage in some communities. The Missouri Emergency Management Agency is now being assisted ...

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The rain cup runneth over in greater Kansas City area

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As rain continues to move through the metro area, creeks, streams and rivers are at their capacity. Heavy rain in the Kansas City metro and across Missouri & northeast Kansas has caused ...

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Tropical storm on path towards Kansas City

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Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to cross the Gulf this week, making a beeline straight for Kansas City. The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm watch on Sunday for parts of ...

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Before flooding Louisiana with ‘help,’ read this

Thinking of jumping in your car and driving to Louisiana to help those affected by the flood? Wondering how you could mail some food or hand-me-down clothes to help? If you answered ...

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