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Re: Flooding on the Missouri

Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:00 pm
by FangKC
Flooding closes I-680 eastbound into Iowa
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I-680 eastbound into Iowa closed Friday night due to water over the roads, bringing the number of river crossings closed to six, according to our partners at the Omaha World-Herald.

Iowa 5-11 says the road is closed from the Mormon Bridge to I-29. Flooding has fully closed a stretch of I-29 in north Council Bluffs.

Six bridges that cross rivers are now closed due to flooding, including I-680 in north Omaha, highway 34 between the areas of Bellevue and Glenwood, the Plattsmouth bridge, highway 2 that links Nebraska City and Sidney, IA, highway 136 linking Brownville, NE and Rock Port, MO and highway 159 at Rulo, NE, our partners at the Omaha World-Herald say.
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https://www.3newsnow.com/news/community ... -into-iowa

Re: Flooding on the Missouri

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:09 pm
by FangKC
KMBC reports that the Corp of Engineers says the Missouri River will be flood-stage full all summer, and remain high through November..

https://www.kmbc.com/article/missouri-r ... s/27787390

Re: Flooding on the Missouri

Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:43 pm
by FangKC
Q&A: Missouri River flood risk to continue for months
The surging Missouri River is being filled with more than twice the normal amount of water from an upstream reservoir so more flooding is likely, and the heavy releases may continue for months.
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https://www.nonpareilonline.com/news/st ... 18d08.html

Re: Flooding on the Missouri

Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:16 am
by Midtownkid
Does anyone know how long the trees along the river can remain submerged without being pushing over or dying?