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December 01, 2019 - 11:28 am
The toll of massive flooding in Kansas is proving to be high for the agency that operates state parks. KCUR reports that the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will lose millions of dollars as the result of park closures, property damage and washed out park roads. In much of the state...
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October 03, 2019 - 7:25 pm
After an unusually rainy September in the region, the amount of water flowing down the lower Missouri River this year is likely to match the 2011 record. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it now expects 61 million acre feet of water to flow down the Missouri River this year. That would equal...
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September 19, 2019 - 6:56 pm
The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dangerously flooded parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, scrambling rescue crews and volunteers with boats to reach scores of stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane...
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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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