St. Louis residents brace for flood surges

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | 5:18 p.m. CDT; updated 4:57 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Hundreds of residents in low-lying areas west of St. Louis are bracing for record-level flood surges expected to hit Friday, even as heavy rains eased up across most of southern Missouri.