Missouri River Flooding 2011

Missouri River Flooding
4:06 pm
Thu June 2, 2011

Missouri National Guard preparing for state-wide Missouri River flooding

A map of the Missouri River. Flooding is expected at levee points across the state of Missouri over the next month.
(via Wikimedia Commons/DEMIS Mapserver/Shannon 1)

Reporting from KXCV's Kirk Wayman was used in this report.

The Missouri National Guard is now involved in flood preparations along the Missouri River, which is expected to overflow levees at points across the state for at least the next month.

The Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a series of releases in South Dakota starting this  week that will bring water flows into the Missouri River up to twice the amount of previous releases.

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