Derek and Stephanie Slaughter went through boxes piled up outside of their storage unit near the Neosho River and State Street in Iola on Wednesday afternoon hoping they had picked out all of their sentimental and valuable possessions.
With rain forecast to hit the area mid-afternoon and go well into the night, water levels were expected to surpass flood stages of 2007.
Mostly, we are trying to find pictures and things like that. Things that cant be replaced. After that, we are mainly looking for all our electronics, Derek said.