A desperate effort underway to save Hamburg, Iowa from the swollen Missouri River.

Fox News Radio's Jennifer Keiper has more:

The Midwest continues to battle heavy rains that have caused major rivers like the Missouri and the Mississippi to flood. In Iowa, the town of Hamburg is at risk by a swollen Missouri River. Officials and volunteers are piling huge sandbags on a faltering levee to contain floodwaters that could leave the community under several feet of water.

This woman is proud of her neighbors who are coming together during this emergency: