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May 18 2011

A New Flood of Record on the Mississippi?

As of noon MST on Tuesday, the flow at Vicksburg, Mississippi is over 2.22 million cubic feet per second (cfs), meaning the 2011 Mississippi flooding is close to the 1927 flood, the highest on record at 2.28 million cfs. This past Saturday, May 15, the Corps of Engineers opened the Morganza spillway for only the …

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