U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will make trips today to areas hit hardest by the recent string of natural disasters that have torn through Missouri. McCaskill will travel to Poplar Bluff to visit areas deeply impacted by the severe flooding. McCaskill intends to thank volunteers and community members working around the clock to bring people to safety and prevent further damage to the area. She will hold a short press availability at the Black River Coliseum at 2:45 PM CT where she will give updates from her visit.