advertisement

Mississippi River dropping in Missouri

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 | 9:48 a.m. CDT

ST. LOUIS — A warm, dry April is helping to ease flood concerns in Missouri.

The month began with worries high in many towns along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, with minor to moderate flooding at several places.

The rivers are still high in spots, but they are mostly on the decline.

In Hannibal, the Mississippi was at 18 feet last Wednesday, about two feet above technical flood stage. But by the time the high water got to St. Louis, the river was below flood stage.

Meanwhile, the Missouri has dropped below flood stage throughout the state.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements