Report: More than half of state at risk for flooding this spring

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April 4, 2019 - 10:24 AM

Rising waters breached levees along the Missouri River in late March. ANDREA TUDHOPE/KCUR.ORG

Major flooding on stretches of the Missouri River from Nebraska and Iowa through Kansas and Missouri resulted in several breached levees and significant damage to cities, towns, and farmland in March. Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say the threat of even more flooding isn’t over yet.

According to NOAA’s spring flood outlook, flood risks will remain significantly high for the duration of spring.  And not just in the Missouri River basin.

Here’s what the report has to say about three of Kansas’ major waterways.

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