Boonville http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Three levees overtopped along Mo. river, more flooding expected http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/three-levees-overtopped-along-mo-river-more-flooding-expected <p>The massive amount of water flowing south and east along the Missouri River will begin to flood portions of central Missouri this Independence Day holiday weekend.</p><p>The Missouri River at Jefferson City is forecast to rise by six feet and reach 29 feet as early as Thursday, just a foot shy of the top of the city&#39;s north levee.&nbsp; Jim Kramper with the National Weather Service office in St. Louis expects the capital city&#39;s flood threat to remain at moderate.</p> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:49:29 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 1514 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Three levees overtopped along Mo. river, more flooding expected