Jim Salter

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25 03, 2019

Midwest Flood Risk Might Last for Months, Experts Say

By | March 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Midwest Flood Risk Might Last for Months, Experts Say

Even as floodwaters receded in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, experts warned Saturday that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the relief may only be temporary. Rainfall and some snowmelt spurred flooding in recent …

27 02, 2019

Flood Risk High in Missouri This Spring, Weather Service Says

By | February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Flood Risk High in Missouri This Spring, Weather Service Says

Missouri towns along the Mississippi River and its tributaries should brace for the prospect of potentially serious flooding this spring, in large part because of an unusually snowy winter to the north. The National Weather Service office in suburban St. …

27 12, 2018

Missourians Urge FEMA Action Over Too-High Illinois Levee

By | December 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Missourians Urge FEMA Action Over Too-High Illinois Levee

Missouri landowners and environmentalists are urging a federal agency to sanction a levee district on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River, arguing that the earthen barrier has been built above its authorized height, worsening flooding for its neighbors. Great …

3 08, 2018

Coast Guard: Missouri Duck Boat in Violation of Inspection Terms

By | August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coast Guard: Missouri Duck Boat in Violation of Inspection Terms

A tourist boat was on the lake despite wind speeds far exceeding allowable limits when it sank last month in Missouri, killing 17 people, according to a certificate of inspection made public on Aug. 1. The U.S. Coast Guard announced …