Saturday, June 14, 2008

Flood Update - Juneteenth (Saturday)

One can see the Mississippi rising each hour... it's unbelievable... and expected to get to the top of the levy in Hannibal in the next 4-7 days.

City officials are adding another 2 feet (sand bags) to the top of the berm just in case. The 100-year flood has taken only 15 years to re-appear since the last one in 1993.

Crews guide a floodgate into the levee Tuesday morning
(June 10, 2008). Photo by Hannibal Courier-Post

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