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10 Images That Show How Devastating the Ongoing Flooding Is

4 Jan 2016, 12:35 pm

As dangerous flooding continues to slam much of the Mississippi River Region unbelievable images continue to pile in.

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State emergency duty in Commerce, Mo.
A local resident heads out in a boat to check on his home in Commerce, Mo., Dec. 31, 2015. (Missouri National Guard photo)

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Coast Guard overflight near Cape Girardeau, Mo.
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew surveys the region surrounding Cape Girardeau, Mo., as part a joint response to the Midwest Flooding, Jan. 3, 2016. Coast Guard aircrews were brought to Cape Girardeau to be used as search and rescue platforms and monitor high water and flooding in the region. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Aircrews)

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Impacted areas near Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews monitor areas impacted by the high water and flooding in the vicinity of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Jan. 3, 2016. Coast Guard aircrews were brought to Cape Girardeau to be used as search and rescue platforms and monitor high water and flooding in the region. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Aircrews)

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State emergency duty in Perryville, Mo.
Staff Sgt. Brandon Ball, of the 1137th MP Company, informs a driver on a safe route at a notification point in Perryville, Mo., Dec. 30, 2015. (Missouri National Guard photo)

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Missouri flood response
Gov. Jay Nixon, Maj. Gen. Steve Danner and members of the governor’s emergency management team met with local officials and emergency response leaders in Pacific, Mo., Dec. 30, 2015. They also conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas, including Pacific, Valley Park, High Ridge, Arnold and Kimmswick in a Missouri National Guard Black Hawk helicopter.

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Missouri flood response
Gov. Jay Nixon, Maj. Gen. Steve Danner and members of the governor’s emergency management team met with local officials and emergency response leaders in Pacific, Mo., Dec. 30, 2015. They also conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas, including Pacific, Valley Park, High Ridge, Arnold and Kimmswick in a Missouri National Guard Black Hawk helicopter.

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Missouri flood response
Gov. Jay Nixon, Maj. Gen. Steve Danner and members of the governor’s emergency management team met with local officials and emergency response leaders in Pacific, Mo., Dec. 30, 2015. They also conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas, including Pacific, Valley Park, High Ridge, Arnold and Kimmswick in a Missouri National Guard Black Hawk helicopter.

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Missouri flood response
Gov. Jay Nixon, Maj. Gen. Steve Danner and members of the governor’s emergency management team met with local officials and emergency response leaders in Pacific, Mo., Dec. 30, 2015. They also conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas, including Pacific, Valley Park, High Ridge, Arnold and Kimmswick in a Missouri National Guard Black Hawk helicopter.

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Missouri flood response
Gov. Jay Nixon, Maj. Gen. Steve Danner and members of the governor’s emergency management team met with local officials and emergency response leaders in Pacific, Mo., Dec. 30, 2015. They also conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas, including Pacific, Valley Park, High Ridge, Arnold and Kimmswick in a Missouri National Guard Black Hawk helicopter.

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Missouri floods 2015
Water is pumped out of the affected areas back over the Valley Park levee on the Meramec River, Dec. 31, 2015. Soldiers and airmen with the Missouri National Guard volunteered to support the Missouri Department of Transportation in flood relief efforts in South Central Missouri. The focus of the aid is to ensure traffic control, water purification and levee reinforcement in affected areas. (Missouri Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Patrick P. Evenson/Released)

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