Click here for to find your next vehicle! Click Here To Advertise!
KWYR - Country 1260
Weather
News
Sports
Magic 93
Country 1260
Contests
Horoscopes
Advertising
Contact Us
Staff Bios
Photo's
Agriculture

  Back

Frank Days hunting Sanford Chamberlain

Local News

12/20/2012

BC-US--Drought-River Shipping,129
Storms improve outlook for Mississippi River
Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A release of water from the Missouri River and recent storms are offering some relief for the Mississippi River, where water levels have been dangerously low.

The Mississippi River channel at St. Louis was roughly 12 feet deep on Thursday - up about a foot-and-a-half since Monday.

River interests are paying close attention because if the Mississippi channel gets to 9 feet, more restrictions for barge traffic are expected. Forecasters initially expected the river to get to 9 feet by late this month.

National Weather Service hydrologist Mark Fuchs now says that probably won't happen until the second week of January. He cites two reasons for the improved forecast: This week's release of water from an upper Missouri River dam; and heavy snow and rain in the upper Midwest.


AP-WF-12-20-12 1627GMT


Leslie
© 2012 Associated Press.


Back


LISTENER POLL

HAVE YOU LISTENED TO MAGIC 93 ON KWYR.COM?
YES
NO


Links


ABC News
Chamberlain Chamber
CNN News
Community Connection
Get Vault-Get To It
PINK POSSE
South Dakota Department of Labor
South Dakota High School Athletic Assoc.
Winner Chamber
Winner Resource Center
Country 1260 Mailbag
National Weather Service
Watch the Warriors




| HOME PAGE | WEATHER | NEWS | SPORTS | MAGIC 93 |
| AGRICULTURE | STAFF BIOS | COUNTRY 1260 | CONTESTS |
| PHOTO'S | HOROSCOPES | ADVERTISING | CONTACT US |

© 2014 Midwest Radio Corporation -- All Rights Reserved.

Lawrence and Schiller: Putting the Web to Work