Mississippi River nears crest, but more rain is seen ahead

Apr 23, 2013 | 05:59 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Mississipi River, flooding, Ohio River, barge traffic, U.S. Army Corps of Engneers, U.S. Coast Guard, rainfall, snow melt Colin Fogarty

CHICAGO — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ daily river gauge report showed the Mississippi River reaching 34.8 feet at St. Louis on April 23, nearly 5 feet above flood stage, with forecasts calling for the river to reach 35.5 feet April 24 before falling....





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