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Emergency management monitoring southeast Missouri levee breach

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POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) -

The Emergency Management Agency in Poplar Bluff is monitoring a levee breach on Tuesday, August. 16, according to a report by KFVS in Cape Girardeau.

Butler Co. EMA Director Robbie Ayers told KFVS that the breach is near County Road 202. He said there was minimal damage to structures and no evacuations.

Ayers said they are mostly monitoring flooding to nearby fields.

Several people in Poplar Bluff, Missouri were evacuated from their homes earlier Tuesday due to flooding.

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