But county emergency officials say inland levees have held and eastern Winfield will likely be saved.
Foley has not fared as well. Most residents were evacuated yesterday and this morning stagnant water covered lawns and roads in the eastern part of town.
The breaches improved the outlook for communities downstream. The National Weather Service has lowered flood crest predictions, though it's warning there still will be places with "major flooding." And forecasters say Missouri and Iowa can expect more rain as showers and thunderstorms move into the area over the next two days.