How are you all doing?
The Mississippi River continues to rise, so much so that its tributaries are starting to flow backwards
Right now the Mississippi river is in the process of going through what we call an epic flood, meaning it's more than historic, it's more than a 100 year flood, it's more like a 500 year flood," he said. "We could flood many homes, businesses, close down factories, people could drown."Answer Question
Answer by harris4 at 12:29 AM on May. 5, 2011
Answer by stacymomof2 at 12:32 AM on May. 5, 2011
The Army Corps of Engineers is trying to out smart it by shutting down the Tennessee River and closing all other tributaries and dams that feed into the Mississippi. According to Rench, "we're hoping and praying that the plans and actions that the Corp has taken, this strategy is going to work."
I don't but I sure hope their plan works, God bless them!
Answer by agentwanda at 12:33 AM on May. 5, 2011
Yes ma'am! Right on it! Here is the latest picture of our retaining wall...
Answer by m-avi at 1:18 AM on May. 5, 2011
Sorry that was Monday... Here is today's
Answer by m-avi at 1:22 AM on May. 5, 2011
It's actually crested now, it's a little higher than Monday, but will now probably start to go down. The breach of the levee near Cairo is about 30 miles down river from us. If you want to see more photos, here is today's photos:
Answer by m-avi at 1:24 AM on May. 5, 2011
Answer by itsmesteph11 at 9:55 AM on May. 5, 2011
Answer by Anonymous at 9:58 AM on May. 5, 2011
Next question overall
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