John Anderson

Morning round-up
9:19 am
Tue July 5, 2011

Morning headlines: Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Water flows from the Missouri River over levee L-550, located north of Highway 136 in Atchison County, Mo., June 19, 2011. The local sponsor reported overtopping of the levee to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the morning of June 19.
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Carlos J. Lazo)

Missouri River tributaries face greater flood risk this summer

Hundreds of tributaries that feed the congested Missouri River face a greater-than-normal flood risk this summer because of water levels that have kept smaller rivers from draining.

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