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Missouri Governor Declares State Of Emergency Amid Flooding

ST JOSEPH, MISSOURI MARCH 21: Rick Johnson helps residents recover possessions from their flooded homes on canada goose outlet online uk March 21, 2019 in Craig, Missouri. The town of Craig is completely surrounded by floodwater. Several Midwest states are battling some of the worst flooding they have experienced buy canada goose jacket cheap in decades as rain and snow melt from the recent Canada Goose Outlet cyclone has inundated rivers and streams. At least three deaths have been linked to the flooding. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declared a state of emergency Thursday following flooding that left several canada goose outlet people stranded and continues to cause damage and strain levees in several Midwest states.

Parson action will allow uk canada goose state agencies to work directly with local officials responding to flooding. Parson, along with canada goose black friday sale the state Emergency Management Agency director and other officials, plan to meet with local canada goose outlet shop leaders and survey damage Thursday.

rising floodwaters are affecting more Missouri communities and farms, closing more roads and threatening levees, water treatment plants and other critical infrastructure, Parson said in a statement. will continue to work closely with our local partners to assess needs and provide resources to help as Missourians continue this flood fight and as we work to assist one another. Missouri River has swelled following heavy rains and snowmelt earlier this month. The flooding has claimed three lives, damaged thousands of canada goose outlet parka homes and busted about 20 levees inNebraska,IowaandMissouri.

President Donald Trump on Thursday also approved Nebraska request for federal disaster canada goose outlet store assistance, which provides federal aid to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts. It also opens the cheap canada goose uk canada goose outlet canada door to grants for temporary housing and home repairs, canada goose factory sale low canada goose clearance sale cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help canada goose coats on sale affected residents.

Missouri emergency declaration comes after state water patrol troopers worked into the night Wednesday, pulling four people from homes and three others from a boat that ran out of gas around the small town of Craig. People stacked sandbags at a nearby water treatment plant in Forest City on Thursday, while another levee breach across the river from Atchison, Kansas, threatened two towns where most residents had already left.

The flooding in Craig began afteryet another levee breach,and several homes were inundated with water. A local ethanol plant was also shut down amid the flooding.

Scientists say climate change is responsible for cheap canada goose more intense and more frequent extreme weather such as storms, floods, droughts and fires, but without extensive study they cannot directly link a single weather event to the changing climate. Army Corps of Engineers said water was also flowing over several other levees, including one near Missouri Bean Lake.

Deb Hooper, who lives near the lake, told KMBC TV that she has been packing for a week and even removed the water heater, but she hopes to hold out.

night, they came and told us it was, canada goose outlet uk like, 2 inches (5 centimeters) below the levee, she said, adding that she was warned to leave but declined. like, there ain no water yet.’ southwest Iowa, barriers protecting about 2,300 people and thousands of acres of farmland simply weren high enough to withstand the river, said Pat Sheldon, president of canada goose outlet uk sale the Benton Washington Levee canada goose outlet in usa District.

Sheldon told television station KNCY on Wednesday that the river levee brilliantly for what it was designed to do, but it just sent more water at us than we had height. He said it took $150 million to repair his district levees after flooding in 2011, but he estimates it could cost $500 million to Canada Goose sale do so after this year disaster.

In Missouri, the river was expected to crest Friday in St. Joseph at the third highest flood level on record. Water was filling a casino parking lot in the city, though only about half a dozen homes in the city aren protected by a canada goose outlet nyc federal levee. Military planes were evacuated last week from nearby Rosecrans Air National Guard base.

The flooding has alsotaken a heavy toll on agriculture,inundating tens of thousands of acres, threatening stockpiled grain and killing livestock.

Members of the Nebraska Army National Guard used a helicopter Wednesday to drop 10 round hay bales to stranded cattle canada goose outlet in various spots near Richland, which is about 80 miles west of Omaha.

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