Discussion in 'Weather' started by raine1212, Jun 4, 2013.
Here will post updates about flooding
Hundreds Forced to Flee After Mississippi River Levee Breach
Sirens sounded around 8:30 p.m. CDT on Monday evening in the community of West Alton, Mo., as emergency management officials warned nearly 500 residents to head to higher ground. A breach in the levee protecting the town occurred near U.S. Highway 67 and Lincoln Shields. It only took a matter of minutes before water was inundating areas surrounding the breach.
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AccuWeather.com ‏@breakingweather 5h
Correction: breach. Wow @breakingweather: The Mississippi River is expected to crest around 40' today, following a levee breech last
Prayers to all those in the floods wake. Could we overhaul our Levee's for God sake?
St. Charles County levee breach prompts evacuations
Emergency officials are going door-to-door to evacuate residents following a levee breach in St. Charles County.
The Consolidated North County Levee breach happened on the east side of Highway 67 near Red School Road Tuesday afternoon, according to Rivers Point Chief Rick Pender.
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Officials release more details on deadly failed flood rescue
[Update on the sheriff, game warden, and two ladies killed in Scott County]
Not sure where to put this update; thinking it fits best here (Raine, if you think otherwise, please move it to the appropriate thread):
Death toll at 20 from Oklahoma tornadoes, flooding
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