Flooding on the Mississippi River is raising concerns that it could overwhelm a Corps of Engineers structure in Louisiana that keeps it from changing course with consequences that could cost hundreds of billions of dollars.
The Midwest is suffering through flooding of biblical proportions, and it may get worse. Experts worry that the Fort Peck Dam on the upper Missouri River could fail, which could devastate the country from Montana to Saint Louis.
Passers-by saved an infant and a toddler from a flooded vehicle in East Texas Saturday. The rescuers say the infant started breathing again when a woman watching the drama began to pray in Jesus’ name.