Monday, April 25 2011 4:05 PM EDT2011-04-25 21:05:30 GMT
According to the National Weather Service, nearly half of all flood fatalities are vehicle related. ADEM urges people to stay away from flooded roadways; drivers often underestimate the power of floodwater.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 6:37 PM EST2013-12-09 23:37:59 GMT
The IU School of Medicine has released the official request for proposal for,"the development of a multi-institutional academic health, science and research center in Evansville, Indiana."The RFP includesMore >>
The IU School of Medicine has released the official request for proposal for,"the development of a multi-institutional academic health, science and research center in Evansville, Indiana."More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 5:34 PM EST2013-12-09 22:34:19 GMT
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – Police are reporting a flatbed lumber semi-truck has overturned on NB I-164 between Lynch & Morgan. Police are reporting the driver is out of the truck, and seems to be okay. PoliceMore >>
A flatbed lumber semi-truck that overturned on NB I-164 between Lynch & Morgan has now been up righted. More >>
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon sent the Missouri National Guard in to help in the area affected by flooding and threats to levees in southeast Missouri. Guard units will help emergency responders near Poplar Bluff.
A mandatory evacuation order was issued by the city of Polar Bluff late Monday morning in the area south of the Black River and east of WW Hwy ("Ditch Road"). According to the Incident Command Center at the Poplar Bluff Police Department, water is currently spilling over the top of the levee on the west side of Black River south of Poplar Bluff, and more evacuations have been issued for residents in Butler County living south of Poplar Bluff, north of HH Highway and between Hwy 142 and Black River. A shelter is established at the Black River Coliseum for those with no where to go.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Poplar Bluff has received 4 to 8 inches of rain since the middle of last week, and the current forecast calls an additional 5 to 9 inches between Monday and Wednesday. The Missouri Department of Transportation says parts of Highway 53, Highway 1-42, and 158 are closed in addition to many Butler County roads and the Poplar Bluff area.
In Hardy, AR, Police Chief Ernie Rose said The Spring River at Hardy has also passed flood stage and said residents were evacuated beginning at 4 a.m. Sunday when the river was at 11 feet, and everyone was able to leave their homes safely. Chief Rose did say some power line and trees were down in the area.
In addition, Hardy Mayor Nina Thornton says the flood warning system performed as expected and notified city officials of dangerous water levels. She says the river is currently at 13.8 feet at the bridge with debris coming down river. City Hall evacuated mid-Monday; all files and furniture were moved out during the evacuation.
The Randolph County Sheriff's Department says The Eleven Point River at Ravenden Springs is currently at 20 feet, almost 5 feet above flood stage. The department also says several roads are closed including multiple gravel roads, Highway 90 at Eleven Point, Highway 328 and Highway 166.
According to the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE), Norfork Lake was at 562.8 feet Monday morning and rising, with 34 percent of flood storage capacity in use. ACE says the lake can handle up to 5 more inches of runoff. Nearby Bull Shoals Lake was at 664.2 feet Monday Morning and rising with 21 percent of the lake storage capacity in use; Bull Shoals will be able to handle 5.8 inches of runoff. Greers Ferry Lake near Heber Springs was at 462.8 feet and rising with 5 percent of the storage capacity in use, and is able to hold 14.4 more inches.
NWS says a flash flood watch remained in effect for portions of east Arkansas from Monday evening through Wednesday evening for Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Mississippi, Poinsett, and St. Francis.
Wednesday, December 11 2013 8:41 AM EST2013-12-11 13:41:37 GMT
HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) – Two students at Henderson High School is facing expulsion after the school says "serious horseplay" occurred on other students. According to Henderson School District Public InformationMore >>
Two students at Henderson High School are facing expulsion after the school says "serious horseplay" occurred on other students.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 9:08 PM EST2013-12-11 02:08:16 GMT
An Evansville mother is facing several child neglect charges. Police say a tip lead them to 29-year-old Jessica Pate's home on Jackson Avenue. Officers say during a search of her home they found threeMore >>
An Evansville mother is facing several child neglect charges.More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 9:22 AM EST2013-12-11 14:22:48 GMT
The hype of the Auburn Tiger's SEC win has not died down and one Auburn fan is celebrating the big win in a unique way.In Fayetteville GA, Robert Fulton is celebrating the Tiger's big SEC win by displayingMore >>
The hype of the Auburn Tigers' SEC win hasn't died down and one Auburn fan is celebrating the big win in a unique way.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:24 PM EST2013-12-11 04:24:49 GMT
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This time of year if you haven't come down with a cold consider yourself lucky. "Most of them come from your hands. You touch surfaces, you scratch your nose, the virus gets in," said Dr. Don BucklinMore >>
This time of year if you haven't come down with a cold consider yourself lucky. More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 9:39 AM EST2013-12-11 14:39:39 GMT
CHEYNNE, WY (KGWN/CNN) - For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY. With his trusty dog max and his radar gun in hand, he took to the streets Tuesday morning to remind driversMore >>
For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 3:59 PM EST2013-12-10 20:59:50 GMT
On Monday December 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm the North Canton Police Department responded to 1161 North Main Street Lot 16, to investigate a report of the possibility of infant skeletal remains found in aMore >>
An investigation is underway after the skeletal remains of two infants were found in a North Canton mobile home.
Cops were called to the mobile home on North Main Street just before 12:30 p.m. on Monday.
Tuesday, December 10 2013 8:21 PM EST2013-12-11 01:21:35 GMT
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing andMore >>
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.