Flooding Still a Problem in Osage and Gasconade Counties

6 years 2 months 1 week ago Sunday, August 11 2013 Aug 11, 2013 Sunday, August 11, 2013 4:20:00 PM CDT August 11, 2013 in News
By: Emily Hauger, KOMU 8 Reporter
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OSAGE COUNTY - Flood waters still covered roads in Osage County on Sunday from heavy rains earlier in the week.

Water from the Gasconade River still completely covers part of Route N between Highway 50 and Route J, near Freedom and Hope. Flooding reached the bottom of street signs at some points. 

The Nolting family lives on Route N between Freedom and Hope. Jeff Nolting said flood waters completely surrounded his house. The family cannot drive to their house and instead had to take a boat to church Sunday morning. 

Flood waters are beginning to recede, and the family said it hopes to start cleaning up and returning to normal daily life soon. 

 The Missouri Department of Transportation has a map of roads closed due to flooding on its website.

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