Jefferson City Mayor Orders Evacuation

Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin announced a mandatory evacuation order for all areas north of the Missouri River today [Wednesday] due to impending flooding.

The order will go into effect at 5:00 and will continue until it is lifted by Tergin or the city council.

The area closed to all but local traffic at 3:00.

Tergin also declared a state of emergency within the city until further notice.

The river is expected to crest at 32.4 feet by Friday morning.

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