Flooding closes roads in West Alton, residents asked to evacuate

Several roads were closed and city officials asked the nearly 500 residents to evacuate the small town Wednesday after the rain-swollen Missouri River threatened to topple a nearby levee and heavy rains continued to hit the area.
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Several roads were closed and city officials asked the nearly 500 residents to evacuate the small town Wednesday after the rain-swollen Missouri River threatened to topple a nearby levee and heavy rains continued to hit the area.