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Flood Watch 2019

Flood Watch 2019

Audrey Brown, reporter

April 23, 2019

Even the slightest mention of the word “flood” brings back vivid memories for Eureka residents. During record-breaking floods of December 2015 and May 2017, hundreds of members of the community were surprised to find that their houses were in harm’s way. “I remember that I was out of town when all the rain started and when I came back I didn’t think it was going to be as bad ...

Reading the signs

Reading the signs

Kate Laubacker, reporter

September 26, 2017

TWO 100-YEAR FLOODS IN 17 MONTHS No school for five days. People trapped in their neighborhoods. Volunteers storming downtown. The second historic flood, April 30-May 4, hit way closer to home that the flood of 2015. The Meramec River crested at 46.06 feet, Dec. 30, 2015, and crested at 46.11 feet, May 3, according ...

Overcoming disaster

Overcoming disaster

Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter

February 23, 2016

Highway 109 once packed with cars and trucks--empty. Downtown Eureka, usually filled with people--abandoned and boarded up. The EHS community ended 2015 and started 2016 waterlogged. A historic flood put the city of Eureka in a dangerous state. Jay Nixon, Missouri Governor declared a Missouri ...

EBN: New depths

EBN: New depths

February 1, 2016

Another flood

Another flood

Hannah Mellor, news reporter

January 14, 2016

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Historic levels

Historic levels

Hannah Mellor, news reporter

January 14, 2016

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After the Flood

After the Flood

Blake Smith, online community editor

January 14, 2016

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EBN: Damage control

EBN: Damage control

January 4, 2016

EBN: The flood of ’15

EBN: The flood of ’15

December 30, 2015

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