KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Flooding has closed about 140 roads in Missouri, even as water levels begin falling along much of the Missouri River.
In Kansas City, where the river crested Sunday, the public water utility has asked residents to conserve water because it's working hard to treat the murky water. The river was cresting Monday in several smaller towns to the east, where levees have been holding.
On Tuesday, the crest was expected to make its way to Jefferson City, causing no major damage there but leaving some sections of the popular Katy Trail walking and biking path under water.