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August 27, 2019 - 7:24 pm
Several Midwestern states are joining together to try to identify bottlenecks along the Missouri River that can cause waters to back up and worsen flooding in certain areas. Dru Buntin, the deputy director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, says the state is joining with Iowa, Kansas...
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August 11, 2019 - 9:36 am
After devastating flooding this year, Iowa put $15 million into a special fund to help local governments recover and guard against future floods. Missouri allotted more money to fight rising waters, including $2 million to help buy a moveable floodwall for a historic Mississippi River town that's...
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July 28, 2019 - 9:45 am
Two months after Perry Lake flooded, the Kansas National Guard continues to deliver water to residents in a nearby village, and the effort could continue until mid-September. The Guard has delivered 1.3 million gallons of water to Lakeside Village because the community's water well pumps are...
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July 19, 2019 - 5:56 am
The lower Missouri River is likely to remain high throughout the summer because of the large amount of water being released from dams upstream. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it needs to keep the releases high to clear out space in all the dams along the river. So it will continue releasing...
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July 10, 2019 - 1:55 pm
At Wednesday's Sedgwick County Commission meeting, Commissioner Michael O'Donnell requested the City of Derby turn on a groundwater pump for 2 months to help residents of Hancock Acres that have been plagued by flooding. A substitute motion followed, and was passed, that rescinded a motion made in...
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July 04, 2019 - 11:25 am
Flood warnings continue north of Wichita, thanks to drenching overnight rains. Near Gypsum in southeastern Saline County, 8.50" of rain was reported with other measurements of over 5" in Saline, Dickinson and Marion County. The Cottonwood River went out of its banks near and south of Durham, in...
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June 29, 2019 - 8:10 pm
A herd of over fifty cows were swept away during a flash flood in Olmstead County, Minnesota. Watch the latest video at
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June 22, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Residents of a Kansas City, Kansas neighborhood have filed a federal lawsuit over flooding during the summer of 2017 that accuses businesses and local officials of negligence. The lawsuit filed earlier this month by five residents in the U.S. District Court for Kansas accuses the companies of...
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June 22, 2019 - 6:57 am
Heavy rain of around 5 inches caused flooding overnight in Peabody, in Marion County, prompting evacuations of homes along S. Olive Street. There's no word on how many people were displaced and how long they'll be away from their homes. A shelter has been established at Peabody Christian Church. A...
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June 16, 2019 - 9:33 am
More overnight storms moved through the Wichita area, with heavy rain and flooding reported. A Flood Warning remains in effect until 10:15 this morning. Eisenhower National Airport recorded 1.52" of rain, with McConnell AFB at 1.79". Several other places in west Wichita reported over an inch of...
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