A truck is stopped by flood water near Shoal Creek, south of Joplin, Mo, on Wednesday, March 19, 2008, after heavy rainfall in southwest Missouri caused many creeks and rivers to flood their banks. (AP)
The National Weather Service is warning people in the midsection of the country that the worst of the flooding is yet to come.
Parts of Missouri are bracing for record flood surges today and tomorrow.
Officials are straining to handle this situation which is some of the worst flooding in decades.
Hundreds of people were being rescued from homes in Missouri, Ohio and parts of Illinois on Thursday. And now record flooding is expected in some of those areas.
So far, at least 15 deaths are being blamed on the floods in the Midwest.