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Brig. Gen. John McMahon of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, at left, visits with Jefferson City Mayor, Eric Struemph, at right, and U.S. Representative, Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-9), in background. They and U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) were in Jefferson CIty to hear from stakeholders who may be adversely affected by possible flooding in the Missour River bottomlands this summer. They were in city council chambers, visited the Jefferson City airport and the Noren Conservation Access to get a first hand look at the rising water levels.

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Corps may dump more water - rains create flooding hazards on Missouri River

Continuing rains in Montana and the Dakotas — on top of an already record-level snowpack this past winter — means the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may have to release even more water through the Upper Missouri River dams before the year is over, Brig. Gen. John McMahon said during a Jefferson City meeting Monday morning.

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