30 Dec '15, 4pm

17 million under flood warning as Mississippi River expected to reach highest crest since 1993

17 million under flood warning as Mississippi River expected to reach highest crest since 1993

While some areas of the country are still suffering under drought conditions, unusually heavy rains in other regions are causing deadly flooding that just won’t stop . Over the holiday weekend, extreme weather plagued much of the South, Southwest, and Midwest, with a concentration of flood-related deaths and damage in Missouri. Currently, some 17 million Americans are living under flood warnings, and weather experts warn this could be just the beginning. Unseasonably warm temperatures and a strong El Niño will continue to bring severe weather throughout the season.

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