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PBS NewsHour | Mississippi River Flooding Hits Historic Levels, Tests Levee System | PBS

Duration: 14:11
Program: PBS NewsHour #10023
Broadcast Date: May. 9, 2011

The Mississippi River approached its highest level ever Monday, forcing the city of Memphis to evacuate homes as they wait for the river to peak, which is expected as early as tonight. Jeffrey Brown gets the latest on the surging flood waters from Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and the Army Corps of Engineers' Steve Stockton.



Post Date: May 10, 2011