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Roads Flooded, Rivers Rising Across the Deep South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National …

3 Midwest States Demand More Power over River after Floods

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Three Midwestern Republican governors of states ravaged by recent flooding on Wednesday demanded more authority over management of the Missouri River system. Following a meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, …

Weather Saps Wyoming Snowpack and Flood Outlook

A warm, dry spring has sapped Wyoming’s mountain snowpack to the point that the state likely won’t see the widespread, record flooding that occurred over the past two years, but that doesn’t mean the state is out of the woods. …

Missouri Reservoirs out of Flood Control Zone

The Army Corps of Engineers says that all Missouri River reservoirs are now out of the “flood control” zone, with the Fort Randall reservoir in South Dakota being the last to drop below that level. The zone is the top …