A Labor Day levee breach forces the evacuation of several homes in Missouri Valley.  

The breach along the Boyer river breached on Monday morning leading water to back into a neighborhood, and residents were asked to leave their homes.

Missouri Valley Mayor Clint Sargent says the area is not heavily populated and officials are monitoring the situation.

Missouri Valley fire chief Johnnie Walker said the breach stretched about 25 feet long.

A storm spotter remains hospitalized in Sioux City after lightning struck him Sunday night.