Flood warnings issued for Arkansas rivers following rainfall

Oak Park got 2.6 inches of rain and Oak Lawn got 2.36 inches.

Flooding along the Meramec River in suburban St. Louis has already impacted about 200 homes, and St. Louis County's emergency management chief says another 1,500 are in harm's way. Use caution when driving especially after dark.

The West Plains Quill (http://sgfnow.co/2pEorYk ) reports that among the 70 water rescues over the weekend: almost two dozen college students rescued from the roof of a student housing building.

The shelter is also in need of volunteers and county officials are asking people to call or come by the center Tuesday morning to volunteer at the shelter.

Flood warnings have also been issued for the Spring River at Imboden and the Eleven Point River near Ravenden Springs.

The Illinois Valley Flood Resiliency Alliance, organized by state Sen.

Several schools are closed Monday as communities deal with flooding. Red Cross disaster assessment teams will be checking the extent of damage once the flood waters have receded enough to allow safe passage into the affected areas.

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Days after severe storms blew through Arkansas and claimed at least six lives, another system is expected to descend Wednesday afternoon and bring the possibility of large hail and damaging winds, forecasters said. According to the associated Press, in Texas killed four people, three in Arkansas.

Missouri closed 362 roads, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation, including Interstate 44 between Lebanon and Rolla, which was closed on Sunday afternoon.

One of the highest rainfall totals has been measured in southern Missouri with almost 10 inches in the community of Houston.

In Jefferson County, south of St. Louis, a 78-year-old man drowned Sunday after walking to a creek to look at rising water. "We're uncertain as far as how many homes were flooded". Up to an inch and a half of rain fell with the storms, the NWS said. The largely rural area is about 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Dallas. If you've got someplace to go, please go until we know exactly what this is going to do, because this is an historical event. "This could have been much worse but I do believe we were well prepared from a regional perspective". "But our little subdivision was the only one hit", Haik said.

A flood warning was in effect Monday morning for parts of the Chicago area after a night of heavy rains and windy conditions.

"To pinpoint the exact placement of the heaviest rains in the Illinois River Basin over the course of this weekend has been a daunting challenge", said Ed Fite, vice president for scenic rivers and water quality for the Grand River Dam Authority.


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