With soils already saturated, and streams and creeks and rivers already swelled from recent rains, widespread river flooding has been ongoing in our area since the May 6 rains. By Monday around seven inches had fallen in Daviess County.
As of Tuesday evening, over 80 county, state, and US highways across northern Missouri and eastern Kansas were closed due to flooding.
While Hwy. 6 has never closed, the river is