Complete coverage of Midwest flooding
June 27, 2008
After the great floods of 1993 swamped this tiny town in eastern Iowa, Mike Luck begged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help protect it from future disasters.
June 22, 2008
. -- Frayed optimism is the best that flood-weary Midwest residents can cling to after a harrowing month of battering rainstorms and swollen rivers that overtopped sodden levees in Iowa and then in Illinois and Missouri.
June 21, 2008
Flooding continued to rip apart small towns along the Mississippi River on Friday as urban areas were spared -- the flood highs in St. Louis were about 10 feet below expected near-record levels.
June 21, 2008
Bill and Virginia Russell woke up Friday morning at his brother's place. It was messy and cramped. But it was also high in the hills above the ungovernable Mississippi River, which, at present, was coursing through the couple's split-level ranch house on the flood plain below.
8:48 PM PDT, June 19, 2008
A small sign taped to the glass front door of the town's hardware store still pleads for donations to the victims of the tornado.
June 28, 2008
Times Chicago Bureau chief P.J. Huffstutter has been on assignment covering the Midwest flooding. Here are a some of the scenes and people she has come across during her reporting.
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