GREAT MISSOURI FLOOD OF 2015=> 220 Roads Closed in State – Rivers STILL RISING

Hundreds of Missouri roads are closed today including Interstate 55, Interstate 44 and several major traffic arteries entering St. Louis County.
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More than 220 roads are closed throughout Missouri including the the interstate highways south and west of St. Louis.

Across the state of Missouri dozens of roads are now underwater as rivers continue to rise.
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The Meramec River in central Missouri continues to rise in Jefferson County south of St. Louis.
KMOV.com

KMOV reported:

Numerous rivers are still on the rise this morning. Here are their crest forecasts:

Meramec River At Arnold: Forecast to crest between 47.2-47.4′ late this morning/early afternoon.

Mississippi River At Grafton: Forecast to crest at 31′ around Noon.

Mississippi River At Alton: Forecast to crest at 35.7′ around Noon.

Mississippi River at St. Louis: Forecast to crest at 42.5′ around 6pm this evening.

Mississippi River at Chester: Forecast to crest at 47.5′ early Saturday morning.

Not a chance of rain forecast in the next 7 days…good news!

The Mississippi River continues to rise in St. Louis.
The previous record was set in the Great Flood of 1993 in the spring.
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