Counties are trying to get ahead of the rising Mississippi River by bagging thousands of sandbags. Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a state disaster proclamation one month ago for 34 Illinois counties. Multiple state agencies are still working side by side to save river communities up and down the Mississippi.
Although this week’s rain is not expected to be heavy, flooding from last month’s downpours continues to have a lasting effect on people in Livingston County.
What would you do if you lived in an area that gets hit with flooding year after year? Would you move? One local man says, flooding or not, this is home.
Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are scheduled to conduct preliminary damage assessments in 54 Tennessee counties affected by flooding caused by a deluge in February.
Floodwaters have washed out roads in Miller City, Illinois, which is near a broken levee. This week, Alexander County Highway Department crews have been working to get those roads back in driving condition.
Hundreds of landowners in west Kentucky and southern Illinois are suing the Army Corps of Engineers because of structures called wing dams.
McCracken County Coroner Amanda Melton says William Villines, 59, of Marshall County died from drowning and hypothermia. She says she has opened a death investigation.
Saving Death Row Dogs is currently caring for 23 dogs, and they called kennels near Oaks Road home last week. That was until Cook received a call from a friend about flooding.
What would you do to save your home? That’s the question some families in our Local 6 region are facing as flooding continues to cause headaches for many..
Gov. Matt Bevin took Livingston County Emergency Management officials and others up in a helicopter to assess the damage of flooding in Smithland.
Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker is trying to give Southern Illinois communities a helping hand with the flooding. He made a visit to Metropolis and Cairo to see how bad the situation is there.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on Monday officially declared a statewide emergency in response to heavy rains that caused flooding and infrastructure damage in many areas of the commonwealth.
Water levels continue to rise across McCracken County. Paducah has installed floodgates along the flood wall, but the Ohio River has risen to the point to where water is touching the floodgates. Some people are having to deal with flooding around their homes.
A local church is feeding folks helping with flood prevention in Smithland for free, and they say they could use some help with supplies.