National Weather Service

Spring Flooding
12:25 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

Weather Service: Spring flooding likely along upper Mississippi River

The St. Louis office of the National Weather Service has released its Spring Flood Outlook. Hydrologist Mark Fuchs says the potential for spring flooding is much higher than usual, especially along the Mississippi River, but Fuchs says the data doesn't predict significant flooding in the St. Louis area.

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Morning round-up
9:49 am
Tue February 1, 2011

Morning headlines: Blizzard warning extended, storm makes morning travel difficult, drug tests for welfare recipients heads to Mo. Senate

The St. Louis metro region is under a blizzard warning until noon Wednesday. (Slprnews)

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More storms forecast as rising Mississippi threate
11:00 pm
Tue June 10, 2008

More storms forecast as rising Mississippi threatens to approach '93 flood levels

A tornado Wednesday night at a Boy Scout ranch in western Iowa killed
three 13-year-old Scouts and a 14-year-old Scout staff member.
More than 40 others were injured.

The new round of thunderstorms is likely to hit southwestern Minnesota,
northeastern Iowa and Wisconsin and may spark tornadoes, the
National Weather Service said. As much as 4 inches of rain are expected in those areas, with hail and damaging winds likely.

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