Levee Fails in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri

A levee failed in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, on Tuesday, May 2, as floodwaters in the region continued to rise.

Local officials had been sandbagging because of the rising level of local rivers, but they were running out of supplies, according to a report. The flooding forced the shutdown of many roads in the area.

This video shows the extent of the flooding after the levee failed. Credit: YouTube/Tim O’Keefe via Storyful

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