Heavy Rains Flood Missouri Creeks and Streams

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More than 100 roads were closed in southeast Missouri on Saturday, April 29, after significant rain triggered flooding that washed away some roads and bridges.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens declared a state of emergency in response to the flash flooding. Residents in hard hit areas were evacuated, and the American Red Cross opened shelters.

Flash flood warnings continued on Sunday.

This video shows swollen Roubidoux Creek entering Waynesville, Missouri. Credit: Facebook/Joshua Brantley via Storyful

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