John McMahon http://news.stlpublicradio.org en More water could be released from South Dakota dam into Mo. River http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/more-water-could-be-released-south-dakota-dam-mo-river <p><strong>Updated 8:55 with information about another levee breach:</strong></p><p>The flooding has breached another levee in northwest Missouri, forcing the evacuation of the Holt County <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Craig,+MO&amp;hl=en&amp;ll=40.194872,-95.370941&amp;spn=0.128764,0.302124&amp;sll=38.647765,-90.277818&amp;sspn=0.008228,0.018883&amp;t=h&amp;z=12">town of Craig.</a></p><p>Emergency officials in Holt County say the flooding Missouri River breached a levee along the Big Tarkio River around 2 p.m. Monday, and another nearby levee is being overtopped.</p><p>Residents of Craig have until noon to leave their homes. Emergency sandbagging operations are ongoing.</p><p><em>Our earlier story:</em></p><p>The amount of water being released from a South Dakota dam into the Missouri River could increase, if a weather system currently over the river&rsquo;s upper basin dumps more rain.</p><p>That&rsquo;s the warning given today by Brigadier General John McMahon of the <a href="http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/">U.S. Army Corps of Engineers </a>during a visit to Jefferson City. Mon, 20 Jun 2011 22:38:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin & KXCV 1464 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org More water could be released from South Dakota dam into Mo. River