Is there a state in the Union that isn't dealing with some sort of wild weather? The national news has certainly been painting an ugly picture recently -- wild fires in the west, extreme heat in the east, and of course, strong thunderstorms and flooding in the nation's midsection.
This river flooding issue is a complicated one, mainly because different local rivers will be impacted in dramatically different ways. For example, while moderate to major flooding is expected along parts of the Mississippi River, the Missouri River will likely reach minor flooding levels only. Let's cut through the confusion, and get to some key points to remember...
For those looking for very specific and detailed information, check out the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service, a great online tool provided by the National Weather Service. Just click on a particular location to get the very latest river level forecast.
We'll continue to keep you updated both online and on air. Stick with KMOV.com and News4 as water levels continue to rise.