Water Safety From the Highway Patrol

(Park HIlls, MO.) Flood waters may be receding for many areas yet water safety is still a concern for officers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The Patrol's Corporal Juston Wheetley, says if you decide to go swimming be cautious

According to Wheetley, if you're around moving water a life jacket is essential.

Rains this past weekend in some parts of the region caused minor problems for low water bridges and other roads where water normally runs over the road. Major river flooding continues on parts of the Mississippi and lower Illinois Rivers.