News Wrap: Deadly flooding overwhelms in Missouri, Illinois


PBS NewsHour

Published on Dec 30, 2015

In our news wrap Wednesday, the rising Mississippi River and its tributaries have overwhelmed towns across parts of Missouri and Illinois. At least 20 people have been killed in the region and flood waters are expected to hit record levels. Also, snowfall has deepened the Sierra Nevada snowpack to higher than normal levels in California, offering some relief from extreme drought.

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