August 2013 flooding
August 8, 2013
Area residents check out the rising Maries River water after U.S. 63 just north of the Maries River bridge was closed in Westphalia Wednesday afternoon.
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Cole County Public Works personnel were watching developments, but were not expecting flooding to be a major issue north and west of the Osage River. But in Osage County, the flood prediction for the Maries River at Westphalia changed almost hourly.