MISSOURI — The Missouri River is beginning to crest throughout Northwest Missouri.

The Missouri River flooding in March

With thousands of acres, hundreds of roads and multiple towns submerged, there doesn’t seem to be a light at the end of the tunnel yet. Carroll County Presiding Commissioner said the surrounding areas are still at risk.

Falke and other officials have started creating a contingency plan to prepare for the worst. With more rain expected the rest of the week, Norborne could be isolated.

Ray County Presiding Commissioner Bob King gave an update about the situation in Hardin and said they are now playing the waiting game.

Falke is reminding people that this crisis is temporary and will eventually end.

You can hear the entire Newsmaker that aired Wednesday below.