NewsMississippi river flood waters take aim at Delta states
New Orleans was exactly at flood stage reaching17 feet and is forecast to crest at 19.5 feet on May 23 . Levees protect the city to the 20 foot stage. The historic flooding along the Mississippi is a result of record rainfall over portions of central ... read more
New Orleans City Council members get update on Mississippi River flooding ...
... of the New Orleans City Council's Disaster and Recovery Committee, where regional levee officials and the city's emergency manager are briefing members on the record water levels in the Mississippi River and the potential for flooding in the city. ... read more
Mississippi River Flooding Likely To Be Historic
This year's tremendous Mississippi River flooding could end up causing widespread damage in parts of the South slammed by natural disasters in recent years. The Gulf Coast in Louisiana is one example, where families and businesses are still dealing ... read more