Missouri Families Evacuated as Homes Flood
April 19--Heavy rains on Thursday flooded areas of the metro-east, forcing two families to be evacuated in East St. Louis and firefighters in a boat to rescue a stranded motorist.
Scott Air Force Base experienced flooding across its nearly 3,600 square acres sprawling between Mascoutah and Belleville.
The air base received 5.11 inches of rain in a 12-hour period, according to Ben Miller, a meterologist with the National Weather Service, in Weldon Spring, Mo., about 20 miles west of St...
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