Kevin Grode http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Major flooding possible along Missouri River this summer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/major-flooding-possible-along-missouri-river-summer <p>Cities and towns along the <a href="http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/">Missouri River</a> should begin preparing for major flooding in the next few weeks, according to federal officials.</p><p>The high water levels on the Missouri in the upper Great Plains are being blamed on a near-year&rsquo;s worth of rainfall in a few week&rsquo;s time -- and 140 percent more snowfall in the areas of the Rocky Mountains adjacent to the Missouri River basin. Mon, 06 Jun 2011 22:27:09 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1375 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Major flooding possible along Missouri River this summer