The Mighty Mississippi

Sandbagging in Kentucky

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Sandbagging in Kentucky

In addition to the Mississippi, other rivers in the region, including the Ohio and Cumberland, are flooding. This image was taken at Lake Barkley, Ky. on April 29, 2011 as residents tried to prevent rising waters from reaching their home.