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Missouri Floods 2011: Residents Urged To Evacuate As Army Considers Breaking Levee

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Sheriff’s officials in southeast Missouri are urging residents near the Birds Point Levee to clear out.Law enforcement was busy Friday afternoon ordering the area’s 200 residents to leave the flood plain while the Army…

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Sheriff’s officials in southeast Missouri are urging residents near the Birds Point Levee to clear out.

Law enforcement was busy Friday afternoon ordering the area’s 200 residents to leave the flood plain while the Army Corps of Engineers weighs a decision to intentionally break the Mississippi River levee.

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