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Barges loose on Arkansas River during massive flooding in Oklahoma

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The situation became even worse when authorities learned that the flooding caused two barges on the Arkansas River to become unsecured. Muskogee County Emergency Management spokeswoman Tricia Germany says the barges were carrying a total of about 3,800 pounds of fertilizer. The town is about 43 miles 69. About 20 people have been rescued. However, the flood carried so much silt down river, that re-dredging would be required to return to normal traffic patterns. Thirty-two people were staying at a shelter at an Eldon elementary school. Germany says the concern was that the barges would block the water flow through the dam, but said the water initially appeared to be flowing well.

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Barges Threatening Webbers Falls on the Arkansas River: LIVE UPDATES

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Jefferson City hospitals report treating 19 people after a tornado hit the city overnight. As President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his move to free ex-Illinois Gov. However, the barges somehow broke loose from the rocks as crews tried to secure them on Thursday. McClellan—Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System Locks and Dams Feature Navigational distance from Mississippi River Location Coordinates Photo Arkansas Lock 99 0. I-40 and Highway 64 remain closed Thursday morning due to the incident.

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Runaway barges being secured on Arkansas River

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A Tulsa Public Schools teacher living in China is one of many in the country living a restricted lifestyle due to the recent coronavirus outbreak. That means there is a lot of wiggle room - and uncertainty - in the next two weeks. A 580-foot section of the bridge collapsed. Just like in New Hampshire, there will be one final debate before the Nevada vote, that is set for Wednesday night on the Strip in Las Vegas. Earlier in the day, the barges drifted beneath the U. Flood warnings remain in effect for much of Oklahoma, though forecasters said many rivers have crested and water levels were beginning to drop.

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Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma

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Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. The Senator then threw on a coat and sprinted outside where hundreds more were standing in the dark, unable to get in the schoolhouse door. The political rumble that is the Democratic race for President in 2020 is entering a crucial next fourteen days as 16 states are on the schedule - fourteen of them on Super Tuesday, March 3. The barges are loose and has the potential to hit the lock and dam 16. Tornadoes caused significant damage overnight in Missouri's capital city of Jefferson City and in Eldon, a town of about 4,900 residents around 30 miles 48 kilometers southwest. Let's look at each candidate in this debate. The National Weather Service confirmed that the large and destructive tornado moved over Jefferson City shortly before midnight on Wednesday.

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Officials: Barges break free again on Arkansas River near Webbers Falls

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It also includes the Arkansas Post Canal, a short named for nearby , connecting the Arkansas and White Rivers. Authorities said three people were found dead and one injured outside Golden City. If you choose to stay you are doing so at your own risk. Meanwhile, I-40 and Highway 100 remain closed. Crews put sandbags at Webbers Falls dam in anticipation of the barges making their way downstream. It was a waiting game to see what would happen.

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Barges loose on Arkansas River during massive flooding in Oklahoma

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Before starting her rally, the Massachusetts Democrat was greeted by loud cheers from the first overflow room as she vowed to press ahead in this Democratic race for the White House. They were still tied together and were stuck on a rock jetty. In between, there are two Democratic debates. Over Memorial Day weekend in 2002, a barge struck the Interstate 40 bridge pier at Webbers Falls, causing part of the bridge to collapse into the Arkansas River. Two barges recently broke loose and are heading for a dam that runs the river my town is by. History tells us we should, as when you ignore Iowa and New Hampshire, usually your campaign for President goes nowhere see Al Gore 1988, and Rudy Giuliani 2008.

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WATCH: Barges Drift Under U.S. 62 Bridge, Head Towards Webbers Falls

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Parson said as of early Thursday authorities are not aware of any other people missing but noted that could change as daylight arrives. That seems to be paying off right now as the overall field is not wowing the voters, and Bloomberg's numbers are bubbling up both nationally, and in individual states which are voting on March 3 - Super Tuesday. Mandatory evacuations are in place for Webbers Falls as engineers continue to assess the situation. The debate comes as new polling not only qualified Bloomberg for the debate stage in Las Vegas, but also next Tuesday night in Charleston, South Carolina, just a week before a crucial round of primaries in fourteen states on Super Tuesday, March 3. In October, the tows were limited to six barges two wide and three deep. There will be another debate in South Carolina on Tuesday February 25, in Charleston.

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